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.
I have suffered with Vascular Dementia for a bunch of years now. Truthfully, I cannot remember when it was diagnosed. The only thing I can relate it to is that it happened after my retirement from teaching, which was, I think, 2004. I had a couple of mini-strokes where I lost my vision for a short time… With medication, I was good for…