By: Frank Engelman | Posted: October 15, 2020 | Updated: April 18, 2023
Time Disorientation and Dementia
My Dad is now in a nursing home, and he can’t tell the difference between 4 AM and 4 PM when looking at a clock. When he asks his Voice Assistant, and it says, “It’s 4 AM”, he thinks it said “4 PM,” and he better get dressed for dinner!
This is a common problem for those suffering from MCD (Mild Cognitive Decline) and the early stages of Alzheimer’s.
I have had a number of requests for “ideas that might help” from readers, and note other people with similar problems commenting on various other places online. So, … I have been working on creating an Alexa “skill” that might help. See the “solution” below.