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Quotes About Aging Parents

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“The phrase 'Love one another' is so wise. By loving one another, we invest in each other and in ourselves. Perhaps someday, when we need someone to care for us, it may not come from the person we expect, but from the person we least expect. It may be our sons or daughter-in-laws, our neighbors, friends, cousins, stepchildren, or stepparents whose love for us has assigned them to the honorable, yet dangerous position of caregiver.”
Peggi Speers, The Inspired Caregiver: Finding Joy While Caring for Those You Love

Khaled Hosseini
“They rarely look at Baba -- the teenagers -- and then only with cold indifference, or even subtle disdain, as if my father should have known better than to allow old age and decay to happen to him.”
Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

Elizabeth Hay
The older you get, the closer your loves are to the surface. She was breathing rarefied air, the ether you come upon at high altitudes. I understood finally how long-held grievances and petty smallnesses might get burned off, and pure creativity and humour remain.”
Elizabeth Hay, Alone in the Classroom

Karyn Rizzo
“Failure to plan ahead is a plan sure to FAIL!”
Karyn Rizzo

“Never give up hope. If you do, you'll be dead already.--Dementia Patient, Rose from The Inspired Caregiver”
Peggi Speers, The Inspired Caregiver: Finding Joy While Caring for Those You Love

“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, The Inspired Caregiver: Finding Joy While Caring for Those You Love

Morton Shaevitz
“Refire—an attitude of embracing the years ahead with enthusiasm rather than apathy.”
Morton Shaevitz, Refire! Don't Retire: Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life

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