The Aggressive & Violent Symptoms of Dementia
Yesterday’s blog attempted to unravel the wisdom of the caregiver’s quote, “The worse it gets, the easier it gets.” However, for many caregivers, this quote does not apply. In fact, it can be full of schit for a lot of caregivers. Many never get relief. Their journey never gets easier. Here is one story where it did not apply.
One of my Mother’s best friends, Alice, passed away. Alice was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s about 5 years ago. Last Thanksgiving, she survived a stroke; however, this stroke, unfortunately, plummeted her dementia symptoms into aggression and violence.