Bradley Bursack: Mom with dementia wants to see young sons
Published 10/29/2011, INFORUM
Dear Carol: Mom is 93 with mid-level dementia. She is constantly asking for her sons, but when she sees them she says they are not her sons and she gets upset. She thinks something has happened to her children. Needless to say this frustrates us all, mostly because we hate to see her so confused and in emotional pain. How on earth do people handle this? – AngelWord count: 456
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