Why did I start with a name like Wandering Lite. The simple answer is I watch a neighbor with LBD wander my neighborhood and I understood how it happens.
Dementia is a very personal and scary word. But acceptance is the first step to living positively with dementia.
Dealing with a disease like dementia and especially Lewy Body Dementia requires getting early attention and diagnosis. The effect of not openly seeking help is self-doubt, depression, inward and outward anger and just plain frustration.
One of the questions that I have been asked regularly is. How was I diagnosed with dementia? In this Article I will walk through the steps I went through and address the process most people go through.
This is a topic we are going to discuss periodically… What does it really feel like to have dementia? We’re going to come back to this again, over the series of the Podcasts and YouTube talks and Articles. Each time we do it will create a new benchmark on my progress to help you see firsthand the change in someone with dementia.
Today’s focus on Dementia Talks and Wanderinglite.com is on what constitutes dementia or five things you need to know about dementia.
As I put this book and new website together, I realized that not everyone comes looking for information on what it is like to have dementia from the same starting point. This site is organized to help you navigate dementia no mater where you start.