9 comments on “Unit 5 Dementia

  1. Miriam E. says:

    very powerful, love it.

  2. indytony says:

    This is quite good. I have spent a good deal of time in nursing homes among folks with dementia and you paint the picture quite well. I also appreciate how you have added to the presentation by typing it out (signifying something old) and crumbling the paper (as if it were discarded). Very thoughtful. I’m definitely going to follow your blog. Keep up the good work.

  3. Teresa Cleveland Wendel says:

    This brings back so many memories of the years I cared for my cousin who had dementia.

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  5. […] “Unit 5 Dementia” (Plucky Umbrella) – Both the look of this post and the poem itself convey the heart-wrenching experience of so many who struggle as their minds slip away. ┬áThis poem is gut-wrenching not because it tries to be emotional, but because it is true to something tragic. […]

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