People cry when they say that they are at a loss because their parent wanders around, but they laugh when other people say the same thing.

Kunio Takami 



"While those who care for their parent with dementia are talking to each other about their troubles, each person knowing "He/She is the same as me," comes to consider himself/herself to be one of them," the former president of "Association of People with Dementia and the Family Members" says. When you can put distance from yourself, you have room to laugh at yourself. People support each other also in such a way without realizing.  From the interview of the Asahi Shimbun dated June 8.



June 27,  2017

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun