Coping with memory loss can be frustrating for the person with Alzheimer's as well as their family and friends. Writing in a diary, having a reminder board, alarms and other devices can help trigger your memory, and it's important to keep up with brain teasers, puzzles and games.
It saddens me to say that just saying the word DEMENTIA creates a self-limiting prophesy. That may be an apparent truth...but it is not the whole story. Unfortunately, most people do not understand what dementia is. People do not know that dementia has many different faces. This saddens me because I was diagnosed…