Spend One Day Without Asking if They Remember

A note on supporting loved ones with dementia.

Emily Peterson
Dec 28, 2020 · 3 min read

When we watch a loved one battle memory loss, our natural response is often to make an attempt at salvaging their memories.

We can flood them with photos, notes, and reminders. We can grasp for signs that our efforts are working: “Do you remember who I am?”