A man with Alzheimer’s and his wife of many years finish lovemaking when he rolls over and tells her, “You’d better hurry up and get your things because my wife will be home soon." ……….
This comes from a thought provoking article here. I believe this is a subject which needs to be addressed on many levels. Life doesn’t stop when someone becomes demented. All of our physiological needs persist throughout the course of our lives..
We all follow Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Click on the picture to open it up. Notice that the red portion of the triangle is the foundation of our being.
Physiological needs include:
Tell me what you think…………..David
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