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Poem: Silence

Poem: Silence

Silence by Johnny Walks I see your strength in your silence oh wise one where have you gone I see your strength in your beauty oh great one I see you It is pure delight that I know of you I see your strength in your muscles oh magnificent one I see your strength in […]

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Poem: On My Father’s Dementia

Poem: On My Father’s Dementia

On My Father’s Dementia By Daniel Marcou his mind has holes i reach into each feeling my way through the darkness of memories dimmed wondering what i will grasp that he can’t anymore his mind has holes yet his heart is full beating with each breath like a clock ticking the days away there is […]

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Hospital Wristbands for Dementia Care

Hospital Wristbands for Dementia Care

According to Gary LeBlanc, the health care system in the United States lacks in the field of training for dementia care. “Just bringing a loved one to a simple doctor’s appointment can be difficult enough,” he says. “Maintaining a simple daily routine is the best thing you can do for those living with dementia,” LeBlanc […]

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Poem: Family Comes Together

Poem: Family Comes Together

Family Comes Together By Glaedr Family comes together For always and forever In sickness and in health In poverty or in wealth Family comes together For always and forever Without any reason Anytime or any season Family comes together For always and forever In death or in life In happiness or in strife Family comes […]

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Poem: Empty Face

Poem: Empty Face

Untitled by Carol Dix I look into your face Your eyes stare into space I try to search deep into your soul To find the man I once knew But he is not there. The emptiness goes beyond compare Where are you..? I ask. Where have you gone..? Speak to me… I love you still […]

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Poem: A Caregiver’s Response

Poem: A Caregiver’s Response

A Caregiver’s Response by Albert Reinsch, Sr. (This poem is a humble response to the inspirational and informative poem, An Alzheimer’s Request, by Owen Darnell.) I shall do my best beloved, To do all you’ve asked of me. When I fail you must forgive me, For where you are I cannot see. What I know […]

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