Sunday, November 27, 2016

Alzheimer’s: Know the Signs #5—Trouble Understanding Visual Images and Spatial Relationships

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Alzheimer’s: Know the Signs  #5—Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships. They may have difficulty reading, judging distance, and determining color or contrast, which may cause problems with driving. (

Excerpt from “Indelible” (memoir in progress):
Jim had been a lifelong reader, and we made nearly weekly visits to the bookstore to buy more Star Trek books, mysteries, or Louis L’amore books.

“Why do you have two copies of this Star Trek book?” I asked.

“I have no idea,” he replied.

I began to look through his pile of books and found other duplicates and even triplicates. He still opened his book at night to read, but he seldom turned the pages. I finally realized he didn’t comprehend what he was reading and couldn’t follow the story line.


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