A little salt on the scrambled eggs.
A little pepper in the potato salad.
The smallest amount of ketchup in the meatloaf.
The extreme change in her tastes should have served as an early indicator that your mother was changing. When she finally began showing signs of consusion at the age of 72, however, you knew that something was goin on. When you sat and had along conversation with your father you discovered that he had been seeing signs for months. He did not want to alarm either of his adult age children, though, and so he had kept his concerns to himself.
After that conversation, both you and your sister started considering several possibilities. You suggested that the family consider looking at the memory care options for your mom. You a