The self in dementia is not lost, and can be reached with care
By viewing the self as ever-evolving, then who we are cannot be lost - even in the face of dementia. If our memories make us who we are - who do we become when we forget them? Muireann Irish, writing in Aeon magazine reflects on how we treat those with dementia, explaining why the self is not ‘lost’, but rather dwelling in the past.
From Aeon magazine