Puzzling Behavior

What is it with dementia and the desire to have some cash? I’ve seen this in other people with dementia besides my sister, but today she was obsessed with acquiring some money. She insisted we must go to the post office so she could get some money. I thought it was about going for a […]

Dementia and Learned Helplessness

So much of what has led to my sister’s dementia and her particular situation is the result of learned helplessness. She, like so many people, gave up easily when confronted with anything that was challenging. For instance, many years ago she told me that she never reconciled her checkbook with her bank statement. Instead, she […]