Tag Archives: Dementia

Electrodes in the Brain

  Electrodes in the Brain Electrodes in the brain, electrodes in the brain, Sparks are flying and falling like rain, You feel alive and you’re feeling no pain, And life is all about power and gain. No longer a slouch, … Continue reading

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Everyone Has a Mother

  Everyone Has a Mother Everyone has a mother; most have a grandma too, You may be young and hip, well hurray for you, But if you don’t know your grandma’s story, You don’t know just who you are. Even … Continue reading

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Memory Is a Silly Old Bugger

  Memory is a Silly Old Bugger Memory is a silly old bugger, He’s the living example of hugger mugger, He plays hide and seek with facts and with figures, Today’s events…he hides away somewhere and substitutes twenty-year-old events for … Continue reading

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Cheshire Cat

  * This may strike you odd as a tribute, but anything can trigger a cherished memory – anything! So, today I choose the amusing over the maudlin. When the Cheshire Cat Comes to Visit When the Cheshire Cat comes … 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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