Conflict arises when a spouse or a loved one in displaying symptoms of Dementia of Mild Cognitive Loss. What do you do? Digging, arguing in or going behind the persons back will not work. But how to you reset the relationship and get to the answers? This Article is based on my own experience and recommendations of how to properly execute a turn around and get back to a loving and caring relationship that together you can search for answers.
Discovering if you have early onset dementia is not a direct medical process. First, the differences in you are probably first only notices by you, and are only subtle to others. Second, working with the medical field to determine if you have cognitive or other challenges is not well understood at the GP or PCP level physician, and they should only help you get to a qualified physician. Last, it takes a series of tests to determine if you have dementia. In this video we will review others and my experience compared with what the Alzheimer's Organization says on their website, about what the process to find out if you have dementia.
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.
Physical, occupational and Speech Therapy can push back against the changes that dementia brings on.
Yes, Experience is a tough teacher, and real experience can come with a test, but it is through the test we learn. My experience is that the test of living with dementia is a daily test, one that if we are not careful will or can define us.
This model can be applied to lots of things but, I like their application of the model to understand what affect things or changes have on a person with dementia.
We are all going to die. But the fact that there was a relative estimate of the time frame somehow allowed me to have a whole new outlook on life. One I wish I could share with everyone.
Unfortunately, I did not start keeping track of my references until later in the process. As such some are missing. I am in the process rebuilding them and creating links in the Article, but as with any thing this takes time.