I meet and talk to Alzheimer’s caregivers all the time. It is not unusual for them to tell me that one by one their family and friends fade away.
The First Sign of Alzheimer’s Short Term Memory Loss http://bit.ly/13CbZ8n
I want to make two points here. First, short term memory loss is hard to detect in the early stages of dementia.
Second, long term memory, memories of information stored long ago, still resides in the brain. If you try patiently you can still bring this information out, and it is sometimes fascinating.
By +Bob DeMarco
+Alzheimer’s Reading Room