A Collection of Work

By Neil Collins – “I was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s about 9 years ago. Poetry is apparently available to me forever. This poetry took me 3 hours to write at the public library.”   Love, life, companionship, happiness, joy, faith, belonging Hopefully,Love...

Loss

By Sheila Neylon, (caregiver to her husband Tom – Tom Neylon taught secondary English for 41 years. He played piano in several bands. He had an encyclopedic knowledge of American Roots music. He was an indefatigable collector of LPs and CDs. Alzheimer’s...

Sorting Teas

By Ellen Zhang, MD – This poem is inspired by my time in the Geriatrics Connection Clinic where I heard stories of elderly people who were both patients and caregivers. One of the participants shared a story that blossomed into the poem that I have shared here. ...