By Carol W. Berman, M.D.
I lost my husband to dementia six months ago. Since I’m a medical professional, a practicing psychiatrist specifically, you would think that I would have been prepared. Of course, I wasn’t. The emotional impact was like a knock-out punch. I’m still reeling even though I lived with my husband’s condition for five years and had ample time to prepare myself. Anyone who has seen the film Amour has a snapshot of what it is like living….