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Why do dementia patients say “I want to go home?”

dementia patients I want to go home

I saw a post from Bob DeMarco. He has a podcast called Alzheimer’s Reading Room. It’s very good. And he posted there about dementia patients wanting to go home. Why do they want to go home? Their long-term memory is intact and their short-term memory is gone. They want to go back to their comfort

God Is Always Working In The Background

God Is Always Working In The Background

The other day, I saw a patient. It’s an early onset Alzheimer’s and she’s 50 something year old. She’s actually on the end stage already. She can’t follow directions. She’s on the end stage. I told her husband that I can’t do anything with her with regards to physical therapy. That I’m not going to