$193.06

My grandmother has dementia, she's had it for several years. She takes medicine for it and it hasn't gotten worse. She is one of the smartest people I know ( smarter than me) and despite her health problems she is still quick witted. For instance, I take care of my grandparents' bills. My grandfather asked me the sum- well, the conversation went something like this:

Grandfather: " Lisa, how much are they?"
Me: "Hold on, I'm still figur..."
Grandmother: " $193.06"
That's right, she had the sum calculated in her head in under a minute, while I was still going "Now, I need to carry the one.."

Comments

  1. That would be my mom if she ever gets dementia. She's brilliant, I can't see her loosing all of her memory and I hope she don't. Sorry about your grandmother, I'm so glad she isn't getting worse.

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  2. thank you. she' still very sharp in some ways and has one of the quickest wits. she's very entertaining to be around.

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  3. Ok, I love your blog! Your grandmother sounds amazing - my mom can also still do math in her head (well, sometimes) but is waning a bit mentally. It's quite sad to watch but also can be fairly interesting as I'm sure you've discovered too. Great blog, Lisa. I'm off to read more!

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  4. Thank you, I'm glad you like it. I enjoyed yours, too as well as your squidoo page where you talk about bird watching, you have an interesting perspective.

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