Slipping Between the Cracks

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Slipping Between the Cracks
63.2 in
15.6 in
(161 cm x 40 cm)
Photo Credit
Michael Wicks
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As dementia progresses, memories fragment and become harder to retrieve. They then often reveal themselves to that person, and their families and carers, only as small details. Spoken as single statements or groups of words, but without the context of regular conversation, this renders them almost meaningless. Their value as memories much diminished, they become like the everyday litter that ends up falling through cracks in the pavement, or the detritus collecting in cracks in the rock face.