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Dementia care quotes and poems

This is so true. I used to volunteer at the nursing home here and made some of the best friends I've ever had. The elderly are funny and kind and might as well still be small children. They taught me many things but mainly: You aren't required to grow up. - Caitlin

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Quotes About Honor and Dignity | Dignity | Positive Outlooks Blog

Dignity | Positive Outlooks Blog

"My dear girl, the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of all, try to understand what I’m going through. If when we talk, I repeat the same thing a thousand times, don’t interrupt to say: “You said the same thing a minute ago”... Just listen, please. Try to remember the times when you were little and I would read the same story night after night until you would fall asleep. - respect

Dementia Poem by Anonymous Perhaps he’s aggressive; perhaps she’s rude

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Angel Ridout's beautiful poem describes the personal account of her loved one. Read our Inspirational Tips, Quotes and Poems.

Poem: Laughing Eyes

The transformation that takes place as a person succumbs to mental illness is a terrible journey, but remembering who they were and loving them is easy.

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Poem: Letter from a Mother to a Daughter

Poem: Letter from a Mother to a Daughter

I often watch elderly people as they slowly walk along and think to myself, "I wonder what they were like when they were younger?"