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Living With Alzheimer's
Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 4:23 PM
Joined: 2/5/2013
Posts: 2

Locks on the doors, Locks on the screens,
Soon locking the pantry, Keep the keys unseen.

Maintaining the peace, Preventing a fight,
Thinking ahead so he can't take flight.

Keeping him safe is the primary goal.
Regularly missing what Alzheimer's stole.

Stress is a constant companion these days.
Finding moments of peace in small, fleeting ways.

Hearing him laugh or seeing him smile,
Makes long days better at least for a while.

But the day is soon coming that we'll all have to face.
Moving him out to a different place.

Until that day comes, we strive for safety and ease.
I hate Alzheimer's. I hate this disease.
Mercy Grace
Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 8:29 PM

Beautifully done in poetic form. Welcome to Alzconnected. Please come back again soon.



Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2013 6:13 PM
Joined: 12/30/2012
Posts: 3520

thanks, you did a beautiful job of telling your story and speaking to our hearts