Dad wants his car
I am working with a family where both parents have dementia. The father is becoming obsessive with getting his car back. It was removed and is currently being stored at one of the son’s houses. The father is calling his son 20 or more times per day, demanding to have his car back. The son has been trying to use logic in his responses, telling his father that the doctor said he is no longer allowed to drive and that he would feel guilty if he hurt someone. This is not working as logic and reason are no longer useful in a situation like this.
We thought about brining it back to the house and disconnecting the wires but his son said he will just call AAA.
I educated the son about this and we are coming up with some alternative strategies, but this is tough.