Re: [Cz-L] Dementia or what?

From: Miriam Taylor <>
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2014 11:21:00 -0400
To: carlos hecker <>
Reply-To: Miriam Taylor <>

All of us "old Czernowitzers" are now old.
Anyone born before 1945 is now at least 69 years old.
Almost all of us spoke German as our first language,
but most of us spoke at one time or another, at least three other
I think that the human brain does not organize memories according to
but according to topics. That is why while we are speaking one language
we may be able to remember a specific word only in another language.
It happens to me as well. The concept is more important
than the word we learned when we were past the age of eight.


On Oct 25, 2014, at 1:56 PM, carlos hecker wrote:

> You remembered enough to write all the details of what happened.
> That is very goo. The situation is not as bad as it appears to you.
> Minimal cognitive impairment is common past 70. However there is a
> lot of debate about the prognostic value. Many people do not
> experience a progression, some have some progression and
> unfortunately in some, more so. Importantly the tempo and quality
> of life ought to be nourished as much as one can.

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