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Monday Morning Dementia

Wandering, a facet of dementia, is the result of being confused and disoriented even in familiar places. But only 60% of people with dementia will wander away and get lost. Naively, we assumed my mother would be one of the 40% who do not wander, due to her cautious nature. And 5 years ago we took away the car keys. Imagine our surprise when she drove away Monday morning. Read More

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Deborah L. Davis, Ph.D., is a developmental psychologist and author of 6 books, including one about perinatal hospice titled A Gift of Time.

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