how often do we fail to recognize them?

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Coauthor of A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver and one of Maria Shriver’s Architects of Change, neurologist Daniel C. Potts champions life-affirming care for those living with Alzheimer’s disease/Dementia and their care partners. His blog is here.

When I saw the above quote of his on Twitter (@DanielCPotts), I just had to create a meme with it. What a wonderful, mindset-changing sentiment which EXACTLY captures the importance of looking beyond and behind the condition to see the person that remains until the end.

The quote also joyfully reminded me of these moments with Mom as well as other reflections on recognizing and being recognized:

maybe they want to see something beautiful

we saw love. what do you see?

20 great questions to ask when a loved one with dementia doesn’t recognize you anymore

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