Most of what happens to us in life isn't to be blamed on anyone or anything; stuff happens. Accidents are accidents. Since the Alzheimer's victim is constantly losing skills and knowledge, he must always feel ... guilty.
Thursday we were getting ready for our day when I grabbed the brush to straighten up Bob's hair and found a blob of shampoo on top of his head. Thinking he'd forgotten to rinse, we headed to the kitchen sink where I saw that he'd put shampoo on but had forgotten to do anything else.
"Oh, you just forgot to wash your hair."
His response, "Sure, blame it on me."
Surprise (come along for the ride)!!
5 years ago