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By Russ Nielsen
The Lernier family experiences the challenges of caring for an elderly parent. They learn to take joy in those rare moments when their mother's dementia lifts from her mind, and she is able to communicate with them in a coherent fashion.
A young boy who is forced to look after his father who is suffering from Dementia after the death of his mother...
Novel | Updated Aug 18, 2013 | Reads: 37 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 1
By Chris Bradbury
Personal poem about the avoidance of problems; in this case my mother's dementia.
Poetry | Updated Jul 16, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
By Indie Skreet
Age will comes to us all, but we will still feel, will still need love, but hopefully not be too lonely.
It is extremely difficult to watch a loved one decline as dementia ravages his or her mind, robbing him or her of memory, thinking abilities, and judgment. In her touching memoir, I Will Never Forget, Elaine C. Pereira shares the sometimes heartbreaking and occasionally humorous story of her...
Book | Updated Jan 22, 2013 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Barbara Gode Wiles
A 5000 word short story about my husband's trip into Parkinson's Disease and Dementia at the age of 50 and the effect on his family and friends
Madeline is an elderly woman in a nursing home. Her husband is there with her, and one night he starts acting different. She becomes extremely concerned, and thinks about her life without him.
Short Story | Updated Dec 9, 2012 | Reads: 75 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
The only reason I'm sharing this story is because I'm scared and alone. I need help.
It was a hot, sticky autumn night. I remember the scenery well. A long, winding road. My parents had promised we'd move away. I didn't expect it this far away. I counted the time it took between houses. Each...
A MAN AND HIS MOTHER WITH DEMENTIA.
Poetry | Updated Aug 5, 2012 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Dementia had her in its grasp but she still lived alone and very happy.
Short Story | Updated Apr 26, 2012 | Reads: 49 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Sometimes, with patience, we can communicate with the dementia patient
Independant living and the challenges of the elderly
She was afraid of dying until someone showed her how to live
A last toast to the end of life
By Sl Knight
A girl suffering of severe dementia, her story of irrational love & love in death.