Assisted Living Has Many Incarnations
Change is Difficult for Dementia Sufferers: Some Tips

Dad – just give me the keys!

Alice came in saying she’d gotten lost. My mother-in-law had gone to the grocery store – the same one she’d shopped at for thirty years. It was four blocks away. I was staying with my father-in-law, because he couldn’t be alone. A couple of hours passed and I was worried. Finally, I heard her footsteps in the hall. She looked shaken. Confused. I asked if she was okay, and she said she was, but there was a hitch in her voice. Then she said she had gotten lost coming home. That was the last time she drove.

Read full article:


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Good piece. I am hearing from more and more friends and relatives who have parents who are driving but very dangerously. I understand why they resist being told they can't drive. But they are getting into accidents.

The comments to this entry are closed.