The Idaho Statesman ran a story today about one family’s experience with dementia. It is a must read. Unpaid family caregivers are a huge part of what makes old age work in any society; in ours they are much under-appreciated. Its description of aphasia seemed especially spot on.
The article can be found here.
If you are going through something similar, please RSVP and come to Life with Aging Parents: Rewards, Headaches and Living without Regrets. Several wonderful speakers will be presenting on life with aging parents, including author Gail Goeller and Doctor Stephen Montamat.