Father's Day Memories: Dementia or Not, He’ll Always Be Your Dad
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Give Your Dad the Best Father’s Day Gift Ever: Your Attention

CaregiverWheelchairAre you tired of listening to your elders repeat stories? Do you just chalk the repetition up to memory issues? If so, there are a lot of people who can relate. But here's something to think about. There may be a reason aside from memory issues that can explain the repetitive stories. As years go by, most of us gain – or attempt to gain – perspective. By retelling personal stories, elders are often, consciously or subconsciously, trying to re-frame their life from the perspective of time.

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