Month: April 2017

You’re Wrong!

One thing about caregiving and working with someone who is recovering from dementia is the confusion.  It’s so frustrating for our loved ones that we don’t understand what they’re trying to say.  It gets tiring for us to also be treated like we are just clueless.  It’s the refiner’s fire.  And it’s not about who is right and wrong, it’s about trying to help someone understand.  Trying to understand them.  And more. But still so blessed.  A year ago life was in crisis.  We were told nothing could be done.  Well…God had a different say in the...

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Conceptual Ability

When the brain takes a hit, so does it’s ability to conceptualize.  When that  happens the only thing a person sees is what is real. This past week I’ve several times told mom during a couch-to-chair transfer to “move back.”  For me that clearly means move backward in the seat which she is now sitting.  For her with a reduced ability to conceptualize, she thinks “move back” means move back to the original place she came from which would be the couch.  The next day she was sitting in the couch that has a recliner option which she uses...

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