By Word In Black
(WIB) – Alzheimer’s Disease can shake the foundation of relationships — testing your faith, patience, resilience, and finances. May these quotes serve as inspiration as you care for your loved one (and remember, you are not alone in your journey).
- “There are only four kinds of people in the world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are currently caregivers. Those who will be caregivers, and those who will need a caregiver.” ― Rosalyn Carter
- “It is not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it.” — Lena Horne, singer
- “Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn’t know possible.” —Tia Walker
- “Regardless of what challenge you are facing right now, know that it has not come to stay. It has come to pass. During these times, do what you can with what you have, and ask for help if needed. Most importantly, never surrender. Put things in perspective. Take care of yourself. Find ways to replenish your energy, strengthen your faith, and fortify yourself from the inside out.” —Les Brown
- “Remember, the dementia patient is not giving you a hard time. The dementia patient is having a hard time.”
- “A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.” —Irish Proverb
- “Those with dementia are still people and they still have stories and they still have character and they’re all individuals and they’re all unique. And they just need to be interacted with on a human level.” —Carey Mulligan
- “One person caring about another represents life’s greatest value.” —Jim Rohn
- “Sometimes it takes more courage to ask for help than to act alone.” —Ken Petti
- “I’ve got the power!” —Snap
If you’d like more support as a caregiver, then take a look at The Caregivers series, which we put together with much love. Take care of yourself.