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When you're getting old would you rather be

physically able but suffer from dementia or tied to a bed (needing help with eating, pee and poop) but with clear mind?


Asked by BeachMom81 at 7:12 AM on Aug. 17, 2010 in

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Answers (13)
  • Oh im going to go with dementia.. I suppose! lol

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 11:02 AM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • Neither for me

    Answer by mamaofficer at 7:48 AM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • That's really bad lol, but umm maybe the clear mind.

    Answer by cynprz at 9:38 AM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • with a clear mind.

    Answer by SparklingHope at 1:25 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • I think I'd rather have a clear mind.

    Answer by poptart0325 at 1:31 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • I would rather have a clear head. I would hate to not remember my husband and kids, and other family. That would be harder for them.

    Answer by mommie020308 at 1:45 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • well i have worked in nursing home for almost 10 yrs and i would say alzhimers not dementia. alzhimers you live your life backwards. and in most cases you dont rememer anything within 5-10 min after anything that is done. however what i would hate is to have a clear mind but have no control over your speach, body movements, anything. there are diease process out there that causes this and i would hate it

    Answer by shortstuff69 at 8:42 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • I'll take physically able...being 100% dependent on someone to care for me 24/7 would devastate me.

    Answer by LoriKeet at 9:49 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • Physically able.....Who would want to be clear of mind and know that you can do nothing for yourself? I do not want to loose my dignity.

    Answer by Melbornj at 1:55 AM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • Dementia please.

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 6:07 PM on Aug. 18, 2010