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  • Author : Dec
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  • Topic : Something’s not right
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It sounds tough @Shaz51 @greenpea 


My Dad lost his vison and short term memory but he didn't have dementia


Seeing as he wasn't my responsibility I just enjoyed him and reminded him of the great times in the past and we would both laugh about the memories we shared and it was fun


But hard for my mother and my sister who didn't think it was funny at all but that was their problem - not mine - and I am glad to have those thoughts now that he has been gone for 8.5 years


So I would say it's better not to suggest to the elders that they have dementia even if they do - better to say they have a common problem - short term memory lost - and if you can - enjoy the past that they remember so well


But all the best with that



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