Grandpa keeps forgetting: How to explain dementia to kids

Alexis Kho with her late grandfather, Eric Kho, in 2017.
Alexis Kho with her late grandfather, Eric Kho, in 2017.PHOTO: DARYL KHO

SINGAPORE - As a little girl, Alexis Kho used to spin her late grandfather around in circles whenever he sat in his wheelchair. She was good at making him laugh, although the two of them did not speak much.

She would also show him card tricks, tickle him from behind his car seat and shove the ends of her hair into his ears.

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