My caregiver (and SO) asked me an interesting question today, one I didn't have an answer for.. Far flung family and friends ask how I am doing, she can summarize the physical aspects of my current status but has a really hard time describing not just dementia, not just *my* dementia but *my* dementia at this stage of progression. She says that while she sees things getting worse, unless the other person knew me well before, and specifically mentally, they can't really get where I am now. Hell I am stumbling all over myself just trying to ask this question. So how did/do you respond to concerned but uneducated (on dementia) but well-meaning family and friends?
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