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I think there will be a special place in heaven for caregivers. You who have loaded wheelchairs into cars or vans or cut up food and gently placed it into your mate’s mouth, or emptied bladder bags or positioned sleep machines. There must be a speci Read more

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You sat in your wheelchair too weak to care about life’s swirl today. Ennui or malaise don’t quite describe what I see in your face, your eyes. Read more

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I lost myself... Once there was a women that had no worries in the world Life was once a bowl of cherries for her Her only worries were her child's activates and what fun events were in store for the weekend Read more

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I watch my care giver taking care of me and, I feel sad for him, so much work. I know no other person who will lend a hand, I see frustration, on his face. Read more

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Its mother’s day, ma, I know you’re in there I know you’re trapped inside the prison walls of your mind. Read more

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A special world made up of unique, wise elders who’ve lived worthwhile lives. Confronted by challenges every day, affecting all aspects of their lives. Read more

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“Learning never ceases” is what she would say to me and other important words of wisdom that she lived by for 91 years. Read more

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Are wishes strong desires with a minimum chance of fruition? Are hopes strong desires with an expectation of an outcome? Read more

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I dreamed I was sitting across from Mom, preparing green beans for freezing. I was thinking about all the hours I had spent by her side. And how sad I was that she was gone. All the while She’s saying something but I’m not listening. Read more

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As her eyes slowly closed I took comfort In her peaceful respite As we walked together Read more

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Do not ask me to take your counsel or advice as well intentioned as it may be There is so much I am experiencing that you can’t know or see I am the ME, faithfully working be, Household to run, the invincible one! Read more

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Memory unit, somewhere between the ports of reason and south of confusion, with no parallels of longitude and latitude to mark the spot exactly, you will find the memory unit. Passports are not required. Read more

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‘Twas the Night before Christmas, Read more

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Changes in my house Changes in my spouse Furniture here and there Accommodate the new wheelchair. Read more

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The old man shuffles down the long corridor of the nursing home Doffing his hat to the wheel chair bound blind lady Offering a mumbled “Good morning’ to the deaf man His sadness causing a frail birch bending of his once-oak body. Read more

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Invisible - ME - I AM U. C. I am the ME, faithfully working be, Household to run, the invincible one! Read more

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His favorite color we never knew Though I thought that is was blue He loved to joke with everyone Now he passed that down to his son Read more

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Mother clipped my sisters down to size. Dust whirled at the heels of small spirits flighting, So I stepped lightly after, reeling in my own hurrahs, before they’d call her scanner eyes my way. Read more

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A bather, a baker, a yummy meal maker. A caregiver is this and more. Just how much does a caregiver do? It’s impossible to try to keep score! Read more

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Grandma,Who are you talking to, When you are trying to walk out of the door, Against the strength of people trying to restrain you? Read more

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