Here But Not Here—Finding Hope When a Loved One Has Memory Loss
(Aired: November 14, 2007)
Pauline Boss, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota, therapist in private practice and author of Ambigous Loss, www.ambiguousloss.com.
If someone has had a prolonged illness or serious memory impairment, such as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, Parkinson’s disease or Traumatic Brain Injury, family members may begin grieving the loss of the person’s “former self” long before the time of death. Seeing their loved one as already “gone” intellectually can be just as painful as losing a life.
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