Vague memories in patients with dementia is a good sign, says study
A recent study says that unclear memories actually help a dementia patient in preserving knowledge.
Some memories that are inaccurate and vague will help a dementia patient remember more things from the past. It is even a good sign of being cured.
Researchers also found that such vague memories helps patients with dementia feel better about themselves.
These vague memories help people to preserve important information about their lives. For example, a woman might be suffering from dementia. But she might remember walking on the beach with her parents. This key information about herself makes one understand that she might have lived near the sea, that her parents loved spending time with her, and so on.
These are vital facts about knowing the history of a person with dementia.