The Face of Dementia

This blogger speaks words of harsh truth about Dementia but I feel exactly the same way about Alzheimer’s Disease. Both conditions have a face; and neither of them are pretty in any way.

But do you have a loved one suffering from Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease? Then please share your story with us by leaving a comment or two.

In the meantime here are a few thoughts reblogged from whatithinkiknownet:

“This is the face of dementia. The lines in the forehead tell me he worries, but he doesn’t remember why. The hollow cheeks remind me his appetite is waning and he is losing weight. His mouth is drooping down in a permanent frown. He can’t remember the words to speak. This is the face of dementia.” Read more about: The Face of Dementia.

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Barbadian mother and lover of laughter; story teller and best-selling author; happy to follow God's lead and to live my mantra: "you've gotta be a rainbow in the lives of others when it rains."

One thought on “The Face of Dementia”

  1. Yes, we are thinking along the same lines. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia and I just finished writing one part of “mom and me.” I took care of my mom for 16 years. She had Alzheimer’s. There are so many types of dementia and they are very different. Two things they all have in common; they make care takers jobs a challenge and hearts weighed down in sadness; and all the faces of dementia are ugly,

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