Six Creative Thoughts on Acceptance

letting go of control

Recently we have had the pleasure of talking to people from various Alzheimer’s Associations. One piece of wisdom many of them have shared:   Accept persons living with dementia as they are, without trying to change them.

Here are a few quotes that remind us of the power of acceptance and an inspiring story from Annabelle Montoya of the Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter.

Click here to hear a great story from Annabelle

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     monkey with bird



Deborah Shouse is the author of Love in the Land of Dementia:   Finding Hope in the Caregiver’s Journey.

1 Comment

  1. Inez Kaufman on December 2, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    Deborah, what a lovely story she told and how perfect the ending and how true. How are you and Ron? Did you have a nice Thanksgiving? Did your brother get to come in? Love, Nezzie

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