Dementia stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

November 05, 2017

Reads: 14

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

A tribute to a much loved Mom Read More

Poem / Humor

October 12, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I'm tired of being exhausted before going to my bed I'm tired of waking up each morning with a wondering head Wondering if I covered all of mom’s needs throughout the day Wondering if there’s more that I can do to make her… Read More

Reads: 25

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The mind is an extraordinary thing, even in it's winter years. Read More

Reads: 146

Comments: 14

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Having the strength, coping with someone with dementia and trying to reassure them, but in their mind it all seems so real. Read More

Reads: 72

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Basically a poem about someone whose family member has Alzheimer's and what it feels like to be forgotten. Read More

Reads: 88

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A journey into the psyche of a truly demented young fellow. Read More

Tags: terror, fear, dementia

Reads: 487

Comments: 5

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Thoughts of my mother-in-law who passed away this year. Read More
An elderly couple go back into their past, as one of them is taken by dementia. They were always friends, but was there something more? Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

December 08, 2015

Reads: 101

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 409

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The House of Ghosts House

Now elderly, while suffering from Dementia, he tries to remember his adolescence. He can only remember his first and only love, as he lays on his death bed. Read More

Poem / Song Lyrics

November 01, 2015

Reads: 217

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a song dedicated to my father. RIP Read More

Reads: 618

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Like in the children's paper and pen game of the same name, the main character takes incremental steps towards hanging a man, though here it's his own self induced destruction which is at stake. (plot twists come free but the broken fourth wall is non-refundable) OCCASIONAL STRONG LANGUAGE [3300ish words] Read More

Book / Thrillers

September 28, 2015

Reads: 189

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The Scent of Revenge Book Two of The Patterns Series The world is at war – World War III. FBI Agent Rick Bellamy and his wife, Ellen, find themselves in the middle of a sinister terror plot. Someone is attacking young prominent women, inflicting a horrible disease. Nobody knows its… Read More

Short Story / Thrillers

September 06, 2015

Reads: 420

Comments: 11

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Do you believe in coincidence? Or is there an order to things that we could perhaps learn to read, and eventually even predict? Old Jack thinks the latter, because he sees it in the slots... Read More

Reads: 74

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Have you ever had memory problems? So frustrating!! Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 08, 2015

Reads: 165

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Dementia alzheimers coping Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 07, 2015

Reads: 64

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Alzheimers Dementia Read More
A man with insomnia goes to the beach. Read More

Poem / Other

February 07, 2014

Reads: 57

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

All that was Lora faded away Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

December 15, 2013

Reads: 68

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

"It's dementia," the doctor said. Read More

Book / Horror

August 18, 2013

Reads: 268

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A young boy who is forced to look after his father who is suffering from Dementia after the death of his mother... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 16, 2013

Reads: 87

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Personal poem about the avoidance of problems; in this case my mother's dementia. Read More
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 Read More

Reads: 604

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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. Read More

Reads: 258

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 04, 2012

Reads: 60

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A MAN AND HIS MOTHER WITH DEMENTIA. Read More

Tags: man, mother, age, dementia

A girl suffering of severe dementia, her story of irrational love & love in death. "she stalked the white oak tree just outside his bedroom window" Read More
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