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I read him poetry, and he cries. He’s eighty two and has Alzheimer’s more

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Lord make me like a mighty oak Roots curling into the earth Strong and steady That my Love might lean upon me And rest more

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You see an old man Drooling in his wheelchair. I see a man who could make almost anything With scrap metal from the junk pile. more

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Never lost or forgotten; you were always there Perhaps misplaced like a favorite pen or a worn address book Taking a more fervent search to locate At times more patience or diligence or even a special secret code would help me to locate my beloved more

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Let’s go for a ride today, it doesn’t matter where. Take a look at all the beautiful flowers and trees. Why don’t we sit in the park for a while? Just feel the warm sun and the gentle breeze. more

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Always See You Sometimes I watch you sleep, In those hours you are who you were And I am just your wife. more

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Hairbrush running through long sliver hair Snapping, crackling, sparking shining bright Curling about fingers with a life of its own Tendrils wrapping tight like those about my heart more

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I awoke to darkness the saddest of days Just give up or do I stay more

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I've lost some important things this year; a favorite jacket, prescription sunglasses, discipline for dieting, my temper, more

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With senses intact and spring of step With time yet to fall and recover more

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The heart of a caregiver is a rare element on earth They define the true meaning and value of God’s worth more

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Waiting for him to find the words to finish thoughts so I could understand. more

Jul 26, 2017 11:24 AM CareVerses

You were gone before you went, slipping into final forgetting with each hollow breath. more

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I am walking my mother home, To see her to the door Where there will be no more pain, and death will reign no more. more

Jul 18, 2017 3:16 PM CareVerses

One doesn’t know it’s an “I” Two says “No” Three erupts teeth Four begins to remember Five gets socialized more

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I saw her from a distance Carefully keeping in step with the world, the rules, the time. more

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It hits me hard As I plow along more

Jun 27, 2017 3:34 PM CareVerses

I hope the researchers hear what I have to say, Because I know what caused your dementia to this day; more

Jun 22, 2017 1:00 AM CareVerses

She rolls along to some internal music we can't hear. more

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Doors are opened Kind offers more

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