"Thanks Sac', that was a fun story. I too think that the little ritual of invoking the housekeeper spirit triggered an unconscious memory. Those rituals can be useful as long as we realize that they don't correlate with reality,…"
"Somebody I knew put up some video monitors of his father. He keeps track of what they show via his PC.
That might be a way to preserve his wish to be independent, yet you would know if he has an accident. "
"Thanks for the advice. In the end he will be his own worst enemy. His falls will most likely do him in. He can still drive but often calls me to get him a loaf of bread and drive 15 miles to bring it to him. I let it go to machine and ignore the…"
"It is said that in late stage alzheimers , the person effected can get violent and often do not recognize loved ones....Be careful that he does not hurt anyone caring for him for he may not know what…"
"That's one of the problems right now. He is fighting like hell to avoid going into an assisted living place and making bad decisions all along the way. He can't think properly and he falls down way too much. Being aware of his own falling…"
"He may need help in making decisions now.....Sometimes it is best to look for an Assisted living place, for he may become too difficult for his children to handle him properly....Just a suggestion...."
"You are right Freethinker, but it is hard to help him. He gets angry easily and finally told my son in law that he cannot remember anything from one day to the next. Right now he has given notice and is supposed to be out of his place by the end of…"
"DMP....I truly believe it was a little dementia playing tricks on him.......I saw this all the time when I was working and also with my aging relatives.....It is hard for an older person to admit that…"
"I few years ago I was missing my 5 lb. hammer. It was not in the usual spot where I kept it. Then I remembered I had it on the porch recently, but it was not there now. That made me think the neighbor kid stole it. I looked for this hammer several…"
"Here is a personal experience of the weird and also what it really meant. My wife moved out the beginning of April and got her own apartment. That put me into a big major cleaning mode, mostly to have something to do and deal with this. I discovered…"
I'm not sure how this is needed, but oh well. Just another random guy. Feeling like an atheist, being an atheist, wanna have more atheist friends so we all can broaden our horizons and discuss interesting topics.
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Sacreligious, welcome to Atheist Nexus. Glad to have you join in our discussions ... there are many different Groups and Forums about topics that may interest you. I look forward to learning about Kiev, Ukraine from your perspective.