Dementia - a witness account

“…a simple gesture of the hand, and character and personality stand revealed as clearly as they are seen in the human face.”  - Dr Ethel J. Alpenfels

 

These images portray the regression associated with Dementia from the intimate perspective of a daughter.

 

They reveal some of the secrets of my father’s ever shrinking world as told by his most reliable witnesses – his hands – that still speak loudly, albeit a less conventional language these days.