60+ Best Alzheimer Quotes : Exclusive Selection

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to waste away (degenerate) and die. Inspirational alzheimer quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Alzheimer Quotes

Man’s memory shapes Its own eden within. Jorge Luis Borges

Dementia care—it’s not rocket science, it’s heart science. Gail Weatherill

You can’t converse with Alzheimer’s sufferers in the way you do with others; the dialogue tends to go round in circles. Kevin Whately

We believe communicating effectively with someone with Alzheimer’s is not just about using language, it is connecting through their senses such as touch, visual cues and sound Peter Ross, CEO & co-founder of Senior Helpers

What really scares me is Alzheimer’s or premature senility, losing that ability to read and enjoy and to write. And you do it, and some days maybe aren’t so good, and then some days, you really catch a wave, and it’s as good as it ever was. Stephen King

Release in your mind who your loved one used to be and accept who they are today. J. Rusnak

Suffering is always hard to quantify especially when the pain is caused by as cruel a disease as Alzheimer’s. Most illnesses attack the body; Alzheimer’s destroys the mind and in the process, annihilates the very self. Jeffrey Kluger

Please remember the real me when I cannot remember you. Julie White

The thing about Alzheimer’s is that it’s it’s sort of like all these little, small deaths along the way, before they actually physically die. Lucinda Williams

Even If I can’t cure, I can still care. Sally P. Karioth RN

Alzheimer’s disease is death before death, and I’m terrified of it. Joey Comeau

Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. Socrates

I think the earlier stages of Alzheimer’s are the hardest. Particularly because the person knows that they are losing awareness. They’re aware that they’re losing awareness, and you see them struggling. Patti Davis

You may share the same memories from your youth with us time and time again, but the sheer joy you show in telling those stories with such a big smile goes beyond making up the loss of new stories. Renee Fry

Amazing Alzheimer Quotes

Alzheimer’s is a disease for which there is no effective treatment whatsoever. To be clear, there is no pharmaceutical agent, no magic pill that a doctor can prescribe that will have any significant effect on the progressive downhill course of this disease. David Perlmutter

Forgetting past memories doesn’t mean that you were not a part of it. You build those memories and your loved ones know it well. Caroline Lee

The great tragedy of Alzheimer’s disease, and the reason why we dread it, is that it leaves us with no defence, not even against those who love us. P. D. James

Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease. It was painful for me and my family to watch my grandfather deteriorate. We must find a cure for this horrible disease. David Hyde Pierce

You have to be patient with Alzheimer’s. Once you understand that it’s a medical condition, you become a little more compassionate. You get less frustrated. Kim Campbell

I am seeking, I am not lost. I am forgetful, I am not gone. Koenig Coste

I think the best thing I ever did with my life was stand up and say I’ve got Alzheimer’s. Terry Pratchett

Alzheimer’s disease starts when a protein that should be folded up properly misfolds into a kind of demented origami. Gregory Petsko

Our value lies in what we are and what we have been, not in our ability to recite the recent past. Homer

Alzheimer’s caregivers are heroes. Leeza Gibbons

To put it simply our brain span should match our lifespan. Meryl Comer

People do not realize that Alzheimer’s is not old age. It is a progressive and fatal disease and staggering amounts of people develop Alzheimer’s every day. Melina Kanakaredes

There is a fountain of youth: It’s in your mind, your talents, the creativity you brought into your life, and the lives of people you loved Sophia Loren

If you want to avoid Alzheimer’s disease, sleep eight hours a night. Deepak Chopra

If you want to avoid Alzheimer’s disease, sleep 8 hours a night. Deepak Chopra

Do you know what Irish Alzheimer’s is? It’s when you forget everything but your grudges. Dana Gould

It seems that when you have cancer you are a brave battler against the disease, but when you have Alzheimer’s you are an old fart. That’s how people see you. It makes you feel quite alone. Terry Pratchett

Affirmations are our mental vitamins, providing the supplementary positive thoughts we need to balance the barrage of negative events and thoughts we experience daily. Tia Walker

Inspirational Alzheimer Quotes

No matter who you are, what you’ve accomplished, what your financial situation is—when you’re dealing with a parent with Alzheimer’s, you yourself feel helpless. The parent can’t work, can’t live alone, and is totally dependent, like a toddler. As the disease unfolds, you don’t know what to expect. Maria Shriver

Alzheimer’s it is a barren disease, as empty and lifeless as a desert. It is a thief of hearts and souls and memories. Nicholas Sparks

There is a version of Alzheimer’s which is early onset Alzheimer’s. And it’s – it’s horrible, because people do get it in their 50s and 60s. And it’s terrible. Patti Davis

I often hear people say that a person suffering from Alzheimer’s is not the person they knew. I wonder to myself – Who are they then? Bob DeMarco

You get the health benefits of coffee up through about the first twenty-four ounces. It’s the biggest source of antioxidants for Americans, and we think it prevents Alzheimer’s and Parkinsons as well. Dr. Mehmet Oz

Alzheimer’s creates a kind of friction that the family needs to be strong for. You have to hold onto things and know what is true in life. Candy Crowley

Each form of Alzheimer’s disease should perturb different brain networks and so influence the concentration of different proteins that can be measured in the blood. Leroy Hood

Alzheimer’s disease locks all the doors and exits. There is no reprieve, no escape. Patti Davis

To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors. Tia Walker

She is not sailing into the dark: the voyage is over, and under the dark escort of Alzheimer’s she has arrived somewhere. So have I. John Bayley

To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be their world. Josephine Billings

Even slight elevations in blood sugar have been shown to increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. David Perlmutter

Alzheimer’s usually comes later than AIDS, but I decline to call that progress. Mason Cooley

Alzheimer’s caregivers are heroes. Leeza Gibbons

Never let the brain idle. ‘An idle mind is the devil’s workshop.’ And the devil’s name is Alzheimer’s. George Carlin

My mum was a wonderful mother. She died, aged 80, of Alzheimer’s disease which was dreadful to watch. I remember she said to me, ‘Believe in yourself because no one else is going to do it for you.’ I’m sure a lot of my success is due to her words of advice. Bonnie Tyler

You only know yourself because of your memories. Andrea Gillies

I intend to live the remainder of the years God gives me on this earth doing the things I have always done. Ronald Reagan

I think I’m getting a little bit of Alzheimer’s. Just a little. Christopher Walken

People with Alzheimer’s deserve to be seen, so that we can find a cure! Julianne Moore

People’s genes can say a great deal about their health. There are genes that reveal an increased likelihood of getting heart disease, cancer or Alzheimer’s. Adam Cohen

Alzheimer’s is literally killing us, and the only way to fight this ‘crime’ is through a groundswell of people who continue to raise their voices and funds to ensure it gets the attention it deserves. Tess Gerritsen

I like it when people remember that I’m a person, not just a person with Alzheimer’s. Sally Hepworth

The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water. Sigmund Freud

I must admit I am nervous about getting Alzheimer’s. Once it hits, I might tell my best joke and never know it. Joan Rivers

If you learn to listen for clues as to how I feel instead of what I say, you will be able to understand me much better. Mara Botonis

People do not realize that Alzheimer’s is not old age. It is a progressive and fatal disease and staggering amounts of people develop Alzheimer’s every day. Melina Kanakaredes

Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end. Madame de Staël