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Talking to my Mom and she swears I bought a bible for my sister...

I realize I am not going crazy but my Mom's memory is going!
Should I tell her I have not done certain things, or just let het talk?
She is 63.

 
idaspida

Asked by idaspida at 3:09 PM on Mar. 13, 2011 in Relationships

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  • Ehh.. I would just let it go
    MKSers

    Answer by MKSers at 4:05 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • she is old enough for memory loss..dementia and Alzheimer's can begin earlier than 63..or 61! also, she could have bp problems, or other health/medication-issues contributing to lack of memory/concentration. 


    if there are other issues of memory loss, i'd urge you to talk her into a complete evaluation, physical/etc. 

    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 3:15 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • I think it depends on the issue she is claiming you did or didn't do. My parents still can't remember certain things from when my siblings and I were kids and they are only in their early 50's. I dont' seee the issue of whether or not you bought your sister as being that important to be concerned about her memory. Just let her talk. Now if she starts getting your birthday wrong or calls you by your sisters (or worse a brothers) name then you might have cause for concern.
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 3:16 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • I would set her straight, I am 61 and my mind is as sharp as ever, she is not old enough for memory loss.......
    older

    Answer by older at 3:10 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • Just tell her you did not buy the bible.
    If she is under alot of stress, had medical issues, dealt with traumatic experience recently she could be going thru some memory loss issue
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 3:13 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • I'm 61 and do know that I get confused about past events. If it were my mother I would just let her think what she wants, I wouldn't try to correct her or change her mind.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 3:16 PM on Mar. 13, 2011