The Care and Feeding of a Stubborn Old Woman
A Dispatch from the dementia frontlines. (10X100: Day Seven)
My mother-in-law thinks I want to make her live in a nursing home.
She calls it being ‘put away.’
Dementia causes her to be paranoid. I hear her whispering to her husband that he has to be nice to me, or else I’ll put them away. I see it…