More Thoughts on Communication in Early Stages

Tru here.  In the last year or so I don’t communicate one-on-one very well.  It has become strained and costs a lot of energy. A common dementia symptom is my sound-processing disorder; trying to unscramble numerous connected sounds into words, sentences and thought sequences, in order to understand what someone is telling me costs me […]

Dementia, Death, and Dying

Tru here. Joseph Curl’s editorial in Washington Times of Sunday, July 20, 2014 is titled, “The politics of death and dying” and discusses the issue of dementia. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jul/20/curl-the-politics-of-death-and-dying/#comment-1513965074. My response, posted July 30, 2014, is below: Like many other dementia patients (those of us still able to read and write), I am offended by the […]