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  1. He Sleeps A Lot

    • By Edward J. Bricker
    • Published: February 2006
    Alzheimer's And Forgetful Father

    He sleeps a lot again,
    He sleeps in his chair.
    This man who does not remember
    that I sat there

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. The Old Man

    • By Bryan Wrightson
    • Published: July 29, 2021
    The Futility Of Life

    The old man sat in the rocking chair
    With empty hands, his feet were bare
    He looked inside, was nothing there
    And so he'd lived his life.

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    Great imagery and scene setting. Very well penned. I can see this in a movie.

  7. 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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  8. 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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  10. My Mom

    • By RHODORA E. PIZARRO
    • Published: May 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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  11. Hourglass

    Time Speeds Up As We Age

    At fifty-something
    I begin to feel the rising panic

    that probably gets worse later

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  12. Living With Dementia

    She's trapped inside the prison walls
    That used to be her mind.
    The woman that she used to be,
    Has long been left behind.

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    Would love to read some of your experiences. I am currently caring for and have two care givers looking after my 80 year old mother.

  13. Oh Lord, How I Love Thee

    I am a tired old soul, my Lord,
    My eyes can barely see.
    I cannot read Thy blessed book,
    Nor can I hear what prayers are said,

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