Alzheimer's Reading Room
When Ed had Alzheimer’s I would often ask him what he had for lunch. Duh. That was stupid. First of all he couldn’t remember what he had for lunch. Second, he couldn’t even remember if he’d had lunch.
He’d always answer that question by saying, “I didn't have lunch.” Then I might say something like, “Did they let you sleep instead of going to lunch?” He couldn't remember that either.
“When am I going to remember not to ask him questions like those?” I’d often ask myself.
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