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A couple of years my dear aunt and uncle, both in their 90s and in care, died, the death certificates were a bit vague in both cases but dementia waasd efinitely a contributing factor in both cases in my opinion. One had vasular dementia and one had alzheimer's. The curious thing was that although both their personailities changed radically towards the end, the effect was different for each of them. My aunt, who had always been quite right wing like my dad (his sister), became very racist and intollerant towards the care home staff, many of whom were Phillipino, whereas my uncle, who had always doted on his wife and been kind and tollerant, became very calm and a real old sweetie. I know very little about dementia in its various forms but what I was wondering is: is it common for people to revert to type, to become extreme versions of their old selves in these situations. I never really came to terms with their loss as I have such happy memories of my times with them as a child.
Sorry to go on
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