feelings of loss with dementia

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Watching Your Own Decline

This whole diagnosis has been really weird – very frustrating. I try to look at it from a positive standpoint. What I can do today. Not what I can’t do. That gets harder and harder though as what I can do is dwarfed by what I can’t.

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Journey to a Diagnosis

Getting to a PCA Alzheimer’s diagnosis was a years-long, multi-doctor, multi-facility, exercise in frustration. I’ve, unfortunately, come to the realization that this is not uncommon.

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Live and Learn

In my first blog entry I told you I have posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) Alzheimer’s. PCA affects the back part of the brain. This part of the brain is responsible, in part, for interpreting signals from the eyes.