My mom, who just turned 80, is staying with us over the weekend. She hasn't been to our home in a few months and my sister, who my mom now lives with, told us that mom is getting pretty bad with the memory.
I did not expect my mom not to know who I was when my wife first brought her to our home. My mom was afraid to get out of my wife's car to come into the house because she didn't know where she was or why she was there. It also took her a few minutes to remember who I was.
After about 15 minutes, mom started to remember certain things. She would then repeat these things dozens of times over during the day. After taking mom shopping and out for lunch, she seemed to be doing pretty well.
When we got back home, mom took a nap in a recliner in our living room. When mom woke up from her nap, she was in a panic. She again had no idea where she was or who my wife and I were. She wanted to know where my dad was. My dad passed away almost three years ago. It is really heartbreaking to see someone have to go through the pain of being told that here husband and youngest daughter are both dead, over and over each time they wake from a sleep.
Just wondering if anyone else is dealing with this or has dealt with it and how it goes for you.