This article comes from a blog called “Mum has Dementia”
It shows the other side of the lived experience of Dementia.
“As I have said in many forms and guises previously, it is as if mum died a few years ago and as a replacement bus service we have an affable stranger who visits intermittently, a stranger who contributes little but is not a negative presence either. I feel a sort of ambivalent inertia about the whole scenario. I think I’ve done my grieving – now I’m just cracking on with the practicalities of another body to feed and toilet in a similar way to a small child or a pet. Yes, it could be better. But, it could be worse.”