Dementia stories, books, poems, and more

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It was his great escape Read More
My Name Is Glenda I know I did well by my mother. There were a few things I would have done differently, these "learning" experiences were mostly exterior of my mother's well-being, but one continues to haunt me. One night the police picked up my mother at a K.F.C. The… Read More

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They had hired a person to come after her every week, and every week, Karen would escape. All she knew was that the people were paid in abundance to hurt her. But this week Karen was worried. There had already been three men yesterday, which is two more than the… Read More

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Comments: 5

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My mother, who died on October 2, 2019, would have been 83 today. Read More
A look back at the life of George and Ann Scirrotto Read More
Cover image: pixabay. com. Read More

Short Story / Other

July 01, 2019

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Short story about dementia, inspired by someone I unfortunately never got to know really well. English is not my mother tongue. Comments are welcome. Please be civilized. Read More

Tags: dementia

Story is about people living with dementia in a nursing home and carers who are looking after them. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 08, 2019

Reads: 236

Comments: 9

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Based on my mother's experience with her own mother. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 12, 2019

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Comments: 7

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A highly prized recruit signs with his dream institution. Read More

Poem / Memoir

September 11, 2018

Some old memories about my grandfather. I guess both our memories of those moments are unreliable at this point. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 05, 2017

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Comments: 4

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A tribute to a much loved Mom Read More
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

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Comments: 2

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

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Comments: 16

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Having the strength, coping with someone with dementia and trying to reassure them, but in their mind it all seems so real. Read More
Basically a poem about someone whose family member has Alzheimer's and what it feels like to be forgotten. Read More
A journey into the psyche of a truly demented young fellow. Read More

Tags: terror, fear, dementia

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Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

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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

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Comments: 2

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