Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Those Lucid Dementia Moments

Lucid moments occur when persons living with dementia display flashes of their old selves. These moments can  be surprising to dementia caergivers.

Lucid moments occur when persons living with dementia display flashes of their old selves

Sudden recognition of family members or friends, and old memory, attempts at humor, and even an an insightful remark about a situation can bring joy to those that care.


In some cases these moments can bring hope, and then confusion when the person reverts to their usual behavior.

To learn more visit and read the following articles.

Why Do Alzheimer's Patients Have Lucid Moments?

Lucid Moments, Fluctuating Awareness and Dementia - Coping with Emotional Changes

When Alzheimer's Patients Make Perfect Sense: Those Stunning Moments of Total Lucidity

Alzheimer's Front Row



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