Tru here, Recently asked about hallucinations. My super-simple explanation is that, when primary cause is dementia, hallucinations are NOT like day-dreams or night-dreams. They are day-or-night REALITY: “Reality” shows have become a popular thing, but is it “reality”? We see commercials, rewind to get a missed comment, etc. It is not reality. You didn’t feel […]
Tru here. SunLight is very important to me. i designed this house for maximum benefit of daylight. All exterior walls have loads of windows, and doors are clear glass, along with a glass-enclosed wrap-around porch, … but, until dementia symptoms arrived, at night i needed it very dark. Before dementia symptoms i needed it very […]
Tru here. Been asked for suggestions re restless legs as Lewy Body Dementia symptom. So posting this in addition to preparing my usual “Truthful Tuesday” entry. Symptom of Restless Legs is something i know well. Had problem since young age, as symptomof FibroMyalgia which i inherited. Check for side-effect of new medication (mine was extremely […]
Just because you didn’t see it doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. Because it DID happen … I saw it !
These are newest pages that I have posted from persons with dementia symptoms who have shared their lived experience thru words or projects.
Listed alphabetical by subject: Advocacy, Communication, Perspective, Relationships, Spiritual, and Symptoms
These are newest pages that I have posted from persons with dementia symptoms
who have shared their lived experience thru words or projects.
Tru here. Recently returned from three weeks of overnight stays at various places, and I was asked for suggestions. Flooring: Highest priority was carpeting. Most places we stayed did not create feeling of disorientation from pattern of the carpet, but one place did. Every time I stepped out of the door to our room I was […]
Like many other dementia symptoms, I think smell hallucinations can be a tremendous distraction to thought; whether productive conversation or other types of thought. Another aspect of concern is safety. When I smell “burning” several times per day, I automatically discount my sensory credibility. If something was truly burning, I would not know it unless I noticed smoke, heat, or fire.