Alzheimer’s winked

A WINK FROM THE PAST AND PRESENT

ALZHEIMER’S AND THE WINK

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Despite the condition of Ken’s severe Alzheimer’s, a wink is still an effective form of communication.

December 28, 2012 — Ken winked at me this morning in an all-knowing manner. He smiled too.  Interesting that in his Alzheimer’s his old way of communicating something special to me is still part of his personality. 

A wink was always his message just for me.  While others may have noticed anyone could tell who Ken was looking at when he smiled from across the room and winked, “I love you.” “Check out what’s going on,” he would say with a quick nod added to the wink. “Did you hear that,” the wink asked as Ken’s brow furrowed? He sent me countless messages with nothing more than a smile and a wink. Continue reading

Originally posted 2012-12-28 09:56:52.

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