I learned a new word (anosognosia) and one that is so important for families who may suspect their loved one has Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. It can be one of the most frustrating aspects for family members dealing with this disease.
Your loved one with dementia may not be able to recognize that anything has changed with their thinking and behavior.
Read Kay’s blog post for details.
via What I Wished I Knew When Dementia Was Diagnosed: Anosognosia(#1) — Dealing with Dementia