Why the word Insidious?
I chose the word insidious because I feel it’s a very apt description of dementia. The word insidious means operating or proceeding in an inconspicuous or seemingly harmless way but actually with grave effect.
Boy, that sure described how it was for Mom. Outwardly, you might not have seen much change in her, but meanwhile, there was this @#$%ˆ&* nasty, invisible disease lurking in her brain, robbing her of daily living skills.