Alzheimer’s Poem

Alzheimer’s Poem

Do not ask me to remember.

Do not try to make me understand.

Let me rest and know you’re with me.

Kiss my cheek and hold my hand.

I’m confused beyond your concept.

I am sad and sick and lost.

All I know is that I need you to be with me at all cost.

Do not lose your patience with me.

Do not scold or curse my cry.

I can’t help the way I’m acting.

Can’t be different though I try.

Just remember that I need you.

That the best of me has gone.

Please don’t fail to stand beside me.

Love me till my life is done.

Not sure of the authors but believe it may be these two people.

Janice Harkness Sutton & Guilla van Rgyn