Dementia

"Why is our goal to live as long as possible? My father can’t go to the bathroom by himself. He can’t shower by himself. He doesn’t know where he is or why."
"I see people that I have known for years, and I cannot tell you their name or how I know them."
"'Dad needs an STD check,' I said to my brother, our father’s health care proxy, worried about Dad’s health, given his propensity and condition."
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The 74-year-old Hanna was director of the Columbus Zoo from 1978 to 1992 and still serves as its director emeritus.
Despite stroke, cancer, dementia and other ailments, my mother and father were pretty self-sufficient. Until this awful year.
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"What do you want your legacy to your community and your children to be after you’re gone?"
"As rest homes close their doors, the patients in my father’s dementia ward are locked in their own version of reality."
Maggie Griffin, who often appeared on Griffin's "My Life on the D-List" reality show, had dementia.