Husband with dementia has developed a dislike for white cars.

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My Hubby of 93 has developed a dislike for white cars - no matter the make or model. So, I thought it was just one of the quirks of dementia. I was talking to a friend today, who also cares for a dementia patient, and she mentioned how her person has a dislike for white cars also. Is this a pattern of dementia? The two dementia patients have no interaction with each other. Funny and interesting.

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The way it was explained to me by the doctor and pt is that the color white has to do with depth perception which causes a person to feel unsafe. Since a car would have the background of air which is invisible, the lack of color in white could confuse the person. I know with my exes father, he started hating vanilla ice cream when it was in a white bowl because he couldnt see it properly. When I bought some cheap colored plastic bowls, he liked it again.
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Police cars here are black and whites. Oh, Sendme2help, Hubby SEES the cars. Maybe something in his past as he did work for Law Enforcement. Just strange & kinda funny how two people are aware of the same thing. And those two people don't even know each other.
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Men are color blind, and white is not a color.
Maybe they can't see them?
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08/22/16...... Police cars are mostly white. Or maybe white cars in relationship to the white coats that doctors wear.
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White hearses were once exclusively used for children. Today white caskets are used for children. Very understandable.
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Out here ambulances are white and EMT vans are red.
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Funny and interesting. I hadn't heard that before.

Ambulances and EMT vans are usually white. I wonder if that is related.
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