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  1. Daddy, I Remember

    • By Tiffany Loftis
    • Published: June 2014
    Poem About Remembering Dad Before He Fell Ill

    Daddy I remember, before you fell ill,
    the spark in your eyes, the laughter, the thrill.

    Daddy, I long for that day, when that spark comes back.

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  3. Just Another Year

    Old Age And Birthdays

    The years are taking their toll.
    Another birthday has now arrived.
    People you meet say you're still looking young.
    With a smile, you wink and say, "Nice try."

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    Age is only a number we accumulate through our journey along the path destined for us. “Just Another Year” gave our hearts a nudge. It’s all right to climb the ladder of numbers and let our...

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  4. Remember Then

    • By Catherine Cordeiro
    • Published: June 2015
    Poem About Patience With Aging Mother

    When you feel bad for what you say
    Remember your mom wasn't always this way.
    She is your mom and used to be
    A woman who cared, much like me.

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    My mom is not 90. She is just 66 and is in that transition phase when you begin to realize she is growing old. It is a hard thing to realize. The woman who took care of you all your...

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  6. Old Age

    Humorous View Of Stubbornness In The Elderly

    Arthritis makes my fingers swell.
    My bathroom visits really smell.
    When I find it hard to sleep,
    I remember math, to count my sheep.

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  7. Long Goodbyes

    Inspirational Poem About Alzheimer's

    Nancy Reagan once said, "Alzheimer's is just another word for a long goodbye"
    Doctor's told us that Alzheimer's is a horrible disease that strips you of your dignity and pride.
    Nurses told us that some go back to their childhood and some act like they're five.
    And we have all said, "We love her so much," but she has changed; she's just not the same.

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    My dear grandma, Doris, left us in January. She left an awful heartache in our hearts. She let an impression on me and all my family. She was a beautiful woman with a heart of gold. Friendly...

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  8. Back In The Day

    • By Joyce Goodman
    • Published: May 2018
    The Turmoil Of Aging

    Back in the day, when my body was fit,
    I ate what I liked and gained not a bit.
    After a while, the pounds slowly grew,
    But I lost them fast; it was easy to do.

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  10. Growing Old

    A Humorous Take On Our Efforts To Appear Young

    They said I was an "old fart"
    But I hardly think that's true
    My boobs were done in '75
    But my teeth and knees are new.

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  11. My Mom

    • By RHODORA E. PIZARRO
    • Published: May 5, 2020
    An Aging Mother

    Her face now aged with visible lines.
    She calls them the challenges of her lifetime.
    She walks every day though stricken with gout,
    Circling the park from north to south.

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  12. She May Not Remember Tomorrow

    • By Kate E. Cartwright
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Grandmother With Alzheimer's

    Every morning
    He helps her get up,
    Get ready for a day
    That she may not remember tomorrow.

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  13. A Geezer's Gripings

    Getting Older Is SO HARD!

    I'm getting older, nature deems.
    I'm coming apart at the seams.
    The things that never hurt before
    Now multiply, make more and more.

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