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Dementia’s Harsh Truths and How To Fight Back

Trapped inside your own body – you can’t remember things or faces or voices, you often cry or are upset – but you don’t know why; people are telling you what to do, and you’re trying to talk but you can’t carry on a conversation or even speak a clear sentence to communicate with the people you love the most. The world around you seems different and you don’t know why.

This is how many people would describe dementia.

It’s hard to watch someone go through the stages of dementia – and one can become very emotional when one thinks of what it’s like for a senior who is trying to cope with dementia but is confused about what is happening to their body and their life, as they once knew it.

This article was syndicated and originally appeared on the Senior Helpers website.

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