Originally Posted by Nemo2
I once read a comment by Margaret Thatcher's daughter about Mrs Thatcher, (who used to have a remarkable vocabulary and an almost 'photographic memory'), saying that, as she deteriorated, she'd get extremely frustrated trying to complete a crossword puzzle, because, at that time, she still remembered that she used to know words that she was now unable to recall.
Yep. Common phenomenon in Alzheimer's, and I wonder if that's what makes them so stubbornly determined to live independently. It reminds me of that classic short story & movie "Flowers for Algernon".
Of course I have the same problem with crossword puzzles now
, and I'm pretty sure that I'm not suffering from Alzheimer's.
Originally Posted by NW-Bound
Very true. So, I've just got to do more of that work while I still can. I just cannot quit now.
I hope you love it. You'd hate to do it for your whole life hoping to avoid dementia and then find out you're suffering from dementia.