There was a time in my life when I thought it would be great to be famous–what for I hadn’t really thought through. Ironically, the fact that I now sometimes appear in the media results from the fact that I have dementia and can still talk about it. Even though I am far more skeptical about fame in my wiser years, I am enjoying my fifteen minutes today of being on the front page of Slate Magazine, where Donald Trump also appears. Infamy, more likely. I hope I will never be that kind of crazy–but who knows what Doña Quixote might have up her sleeve! Slate titled the video How I Know My Dementia is Getting Worse.
Neuropsychological Tests: “Downhill From There” Gerda Saunders’ Feelings About Her Dementia in Relation to Michael Rossato-Bennett’s Music and Memory Documentary “Alive Inside”