50 + Best Alzheimer Quotes : Exclusive Selection

Inspirational alzheimer quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous Alzheimer Quotes

Jewish Alzheimer’s is forgetting everything except a grudge. – Maureen Lipman

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

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

She is leaving him, not all at once, which would be painful enough, but in a wrenching succession of separations. One moment she is here, and then she is gone again, and each journey takes her a little farther from his reach. He cannot follow her, and he wonders where she goes when she leaves. – Debra Dean

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

Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn’t know possible. – Tia Walker

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

We have to watch Nana’s life slipping away from her like a forgotten word. I thought I understood what’s happening to her, but this isn’t like being robbed a penny at a time. Memories aren’t currency to spend; they’re us. Age isn’t stealing from my grandmother; it’s slowly unwinding her. – Shaun David Hutchinson

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

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

Her purse was a weight, ballast; it tethered her to the earth as her mind floated away. – Anne Lamott

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

Love’s not Time’s fool, though rosy lips and cheeks within his bending sickle’s compass come. – William Shakespeare

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

The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days. – Lao Tzu

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

Never give up hope! If you do, you be dead already. – Rose in The Inspired Caregiver

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

A dementia friendly society is not yet in reach. – Meryl Comer

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

Embracing a healing presence requires you to just be in the moment together. – Nancy L. Kriseman

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

Then he stared down at the twinkling lights and sobbed, “All my stars fell out of the sky.” – Belinda Bauer

Never give up hope. If you do, you’ll be dead already. Dementia Patient Rose in The Inspired Caregiver – Peggi Speer

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

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

I believe that most caregivers find that they inherit a situation where they just kind of move into caregiving. It’s not a conscious decision for most caregivers, and they are ultimately left with the responsibility of working while still trying to be the caregiver, the provider, and the nurturer.- Sharon Law Tucker – Peggi Speers

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

This disease will not be bargained with. I can’t offer it the names of the United States presidents in exchange for the names of my children. I can’t give it the names of the state capitals and keep the memories of my husband. – Lisa Genova

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

As your care recipient’s advocate, be involved, don’t accept the status quo, and don’t be afraid to voice your concerns. – Nancy L. Kriseman

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 “

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

They think I don’t know what I’m thinking, but I do. – Ron Mayes

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

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

I love you but I got to love me more. – Peggi Speers

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

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