Category Archives: Advocacy

Virtual Hug

  Virtual Hug Truly I wish that you were here, Or that I were there with you. I’d pack it up upon a dare, But my duties keep me here. And so I send my virtual hug And with it … Continue reading

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“I’m Fine,” she said

  I’M FINE, SHE SAID H. W. Bryce “I’m fine!” she said with a simple smile As she tried to hide the many a mile That she had trod in caring for her man, As though to prove that she … Continue reading

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Tremulous Times

  Tremulous times So much for peace. When the poorest and the least opportuned people Have had enough and hate replaces hope (the worm turns) And fireworks explode Tempers no longer tempered Do imprudent things Thinking is as thinking does … Continue reading

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Hello. Long Distance.

  Hello. Long Distance. Today, I present you with a guest blog. While the emphasis is on the elderly, and while it acknowledges dementia/Alzheimer’s, I find the article useful – and I take it rather personally. Many of my Facebook … Continue reading

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Cobwebs: An Outrageous Appeal

  Cobwebs: An Outrageous Appeal Cobwebs Memories in cobwebs left in the dust of time, Not called upon, they fade into the mist. Tricks fail to recall, even with the help of rhyme; Soon they are forgotten and soon they’re … Continue reading

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Do Not Change Your Face

  Do Not Change Your Face Every family knows this. Every Care Giver. Every Lover. My thanks to my dear friend Jill Bennett for the use of her lovely poem and the picture of her Rodney. Precious are the memories.

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Becoming

  BECOMING H. W. Bryce When illness befalls your beloved one And her care falls upon yourself, Your self gets lost amongst the tasks And you are left with many asks. Take a look at where you’re going, Review the … Continue reading

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