November is National Alzheimerâ€™s Disease Awareness Month, and a good time to try to understand what it is like for our loved ones who suffer from dementia.Â If you have any questions, or need help for an aging senior in the area, visit us at www.partnersinhc.com.
What It’s Like to Have Dementia
Understanding dementia symptoms from the inside can make you a better caregiver â€“ and bring you closer to your loved one.
You know how frustrating and heartbreaking dementia symptoms are from the point of view of a caregiver. You know the pain of slowly seeing a loved one slip away. But what is it like for her? What is it like for a person to slowly — or sometimes quickly — forget almost everything she ever knew?