Discover the most popular and inspiring quotes and sayings on the topic of Dementia. Share them with your friends on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, or your personal blogs, and let the world be inspired by their powerful messages. Here are the Top 100 Dementia Quotes And Sayings by 95 Authors including Jane Smiley,Nicholas Sparks,Nancy Reagan,Walter Mosley,Mike Rabe for you to enjoy and share.

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Somehow, knowing that Alzheimer's is coming mocks all one's aspirations - to tell stories, to think through certain issues as only a novel can do, to be recognised for one's accomplishments and hard work - in a way that old familiar death does not. -- Jane Smiley
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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
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With Alzheimer's patients, you have to be very careful what you say when you're looking at them over their bed. Because once in a while, they understand it. -- Nancy Reagan
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My experience of people in dementia is that a lot of their personality, a lot of their knowledge, a lot of their experience is still there but there's not a direction connection that they can just reach out and get it and then bring it back. -- Walter Mosley
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Recent studies show that people who exercise their minds with stimulating activities throughout their entire lives have a 35-40 percent less chance of developing symptoms of dementia. -- Mike Rabe
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A lot of people have dementia, which is great, because then they don't recognize me. -- Erykah Badu
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Although there have been warnings that it was coming for years, the Alzheimer's epidemic is here now and millions more families will be touched by this progressive - and ultimately fatal - disease unless its course can be altered. -- Jeanne Phillips
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Age is information failure. The body loses fluency. -- Jeanette Winterson
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Irish Alzheimer's: you forget everything except the grudges -- Judy Collins
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A dementia-friendly society is not yet in reach. -- Meryl Comer
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Diseases of the mind impair the bodily powers. -- Ovid
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I am aged with a sickness of the mind. -- Parke Godwin
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The signs of psychic draining - we call aging. -- Frederick Lenz
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That's the thing with dementia. If you're with somebody who has a serious illness, you can usually talk to them, have a laugh every now and then - the person is still with you. With dementia, there's no conversation; there's no togetherness, no sharing. -- Judy Parfitt
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I hate Alzheimer's. It is one of the most awful things because, here is a loved one, this is the woman or man that you have loved for 20, 30, 40 years, and suddenly, that person is gone. They're gone. They are gone. -- Pat Robertson
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Smartassitis might not be a clinically defined disease, but it should be. -- Mindee Arnett
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The modern rise of Alzheimer's Disease in the twentieth century is not a sign of failure. It's a sign of success. Success in living long enough to see that disease expressed. -- S. Jay Olshansky
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Memory, the warder of the brain. -- William Shakespeare
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Shit, this had to be how Alzheimer's patients felt: Their personality was intact and so was their intellect ... but they were surrounded by a world that no longer made sense because they couldn't hold on to their memories and associations and extrapolations. -- J.r. Ward
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My mother watched her loving husband look at her with blankness or contempt and sometimes hatred. And yet dementia is classed as a social condition, so that the state is not required to pay for long-term residential care. Calling it what it is - brain damage - is too expensive. -- Rose George
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One of the great changes wrought by the increased public awareness of Alzheimer's - and thank you, Nancy Reagan, you wonderful tough old dame, you - is that people in the early stages of the disease are now speaking out while they still have the capacity to do so. -- Charlie Pierce
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Loss of mental function, taste for Frank Sinatra music, and similar degenerative effects. -- Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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The mental disease of the present generation is impatience of study, contempt of the great masters of ancient wisdom, and a disposition to rely wholly upon unassisted genius and natural sagacity. -- Samuel Johnson
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My faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. -- Mark Twain
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Neurology's favourite word is 'deficit', denoting an impairment or incapacity of neurological function: loss of speech, loss of language, loss of memory, loss of vision, loss of dexterity, loss of identity and myriad other lacks and losses of specific functions (or faculties). -- Oliver Sacks
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There are three signs of old age: loss of memory ... I forget the other two. -- Red Skelton
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dementia to come forward to capture the financial mind. It is also the time generally required for a new generation to enter the scene, impressed, as had been its predecessors, with its own innovative genius. -- John Kenneth Galbraith
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Never give up hope. If you do, you'll be dead already.
Dementia Patient, Rose from The Inspired Caregiver -- Peggi Speers
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Consciousness is a disease. -- Miguel De Unamuno
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Dementia is quite unlike cancer or heart disease or any of those other conditions where you bargain with God for a cure or even just a bit more time. -- Laurie Graham
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Sleep deprivation is the most common brain impairment. -- William C. Dement
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Disease preys on a weak and malnourished mind. -- Bernard Jensen
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As a writer, I have to admit, there is something darkly compelling about Alzheimer's because it attacks the two things most central to a writer's craft - language and memory, which together make up an individual's identity. Alzheimer's makes a new character out of a familiar person. -- Charlie Pierce
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I'd rather die on my feet making a speech than die of Alzheimer's - and that's what I'm planning to do. -- Tony Benn
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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
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patients with aphasia and left-hemisphere lesions, says they have lost 'abstract' and 'propositional' thought - and compares them with dogs (or, rather, he compares dogs to patients with aphasia). -- Oliver Sacks
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He didn't think he was edging into dementia. He suspected he was edging into sanity, the long way around. The hard way. -- Lois Mcmaster Bujold
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The worst old age is that of the mind. -- William Hazlitt
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I became demented overnight. Sudden onset is one factor that distinguishes my form of dementia from the more common form associated with Alzheimer's disease. -- Floyd Skloot
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We hope we can slow or possibly reverse the symptoms of Alzheimer's. -- Gregory Benford
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A new disease? I know not, new or old, but it may well be called poor mortals plague for, like a pestilence, it doth infect the houses of the brain till not a thought, or motion, in the mind, be free from the black poison of suspect. -- Ben Jonson
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The chief misery of the decline of the faculties, and a main cause of the irritability that often goes with it, is evidently the isolation, the lack of customary appreciation and influence, which only the rarest tact and thoughtfulness on the part of others can alleviate. -- Charles Horton Cooley
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In the grip of a neurological disorder, I am fast losing control of words even as my relationship with the world has been reduced to them. -- Christopher Hitchens
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malady of reverie. -- Oscar Wilde
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I'm in awe of people out there who deal with Alzheimer's, because they have to deal with death 10 times over, year after year. -- Marcia Wallace
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lethargic meliorist; -- Julian Barnes
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discombobulation -- Larry Crane
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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
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Old age is - a lot of crossed off names in an address book. -- Ronald Blythe
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One of the worst diseases to which the human creature is liable is its disease of thinking. -- John Ruskin
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Talking is the disease of age. -- Ben Jonson
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Alzheimer's usually comes later than AIDS, but I decline to call that progress. -- Mason Cooley
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When emotion is entirely left out of the reasoning picture, as happens in certain neurological conditions, reason turns out to be even more flawed than when emotion plays bad tricks on our decisions. -- Antonio R. Damasio
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Alzheimer's caregivers are heroes. -- Leeza Gibbons
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Dementia. Ruth puzzled over the diagnosis: How could such a beautiful-sounding word apply to such a destructive disease? It was a name befitting a goddess: Dementia, who caused her sister Demeter to forget to turn winter into spring. -- Amy Tan
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My memory is ever-so-slowly being replaced by blank spaces. The details of my life are disappearing. The paintings are being stolen off the walls of my brain. It -- Shonda Rhimes
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If you find yourself caring for a relative with dementia, the chances are you'll need help. -- Phyllis Logan
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When the body is assailed by the strong force of time and the limbs weaken from exhausted force, genius breaks down, and mind and speech fail.
[Lat., Ubi jam valideis quassatum est viribus aevi
Corpus, et obtuseis ceciderunt viribus artus,
Claudicat ingenium delirat linguaque mensque.] -- Lucretius
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What has not wasting time impaired? -- Horace
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Like trapped animals struggling to break free. What a curse was sickness in old age. This damned Parkinson's, cruel as torture. -- Rohinton Mistry
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Can I remember exactly when I 'lost' my husband? Was it the moment when I had to start tying his shoelaces for him? Or when we stopped being able to laugh with each other? Looking back, that turning point is impossible to pinpoint. But then, that's the nature of dementia. -- Judy Parfitt
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But my behavior was really the result of the illness, which had progressed far enough to produce some of its most famous and sinister hallmarks: confusion, failure of mental focus and lapse of memory. -- William Styron
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Alzheimer's is the cleverest thief, because she not only steals from you, but she steals the very thing you need to remember what's been stolen. -- Jarod Kintz
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You believe that some people have dementia and some people do not, but that is not correct. All people have dementia - some are simply in worse condition than others. After all, most people with dementia are unaware that anything is wrong with them. -- Hiroshi Yamamoto
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I am saddened when I hear these words -this is not the person I knew - because those words objectify the person suffering from Alzheimer's. When you objectify a person you also dehumanize them. Once dehumanized the person becomes a villain. -- Bob Demarco
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The mind can atrophy, like the muscles, if it is not used. -- Mortimer J. Adler
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A dementia sufferer effuses delight and notices very different things when taken out in her wheelchair. Such people can teach us to see again the little things that make a big difference. They can show us how to enjoy familiar environments with fresh new eyes. -- Jane Wilson-Howarth
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Something weird happens to your brain. This brain has served you well for so long, but it starts punking you. You can't remember directions, you forget why you walked into a room, and for the life of you, you can't recall your third kid's name ( -- Jen Hatmaker
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Better than cancer or Alzheimer's, that prime horror of anyone who has spent his life making a living by his wits. -- Stephen King
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Alzheimer's disease starts when a protein that should be folded up properly misfolds into a kind of demented origami. -- Gregory Petsko
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The science supporting the relationship between carbohydrates and dementia is quite exciting, as it paves the way for lifestyle changes that can profoundly affect a person's chances of remaining intact, at least from a brain perspective. -- David Perlmutter
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When I was a medical student in the 1950s, we practically never spoke about Alzheimer's disease. And why is that so? And that is because people didn't live long enough to have Alzheimer's disease. -- Eric Kandel
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I have this condition I call impromptu senility. I can't remember a damn thing when I don't want to. -- Laurann Dohner
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Memory changes as a person matures. -- Siri Hustvedt
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Some things get better with age, but after a certain point, the mind isn't among them. -- Ann Landers
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Postmodernism is Modernism with Alzheimer's. -- Walter Darby Bannard
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Being on a sitcom stops me from getting Alzheimer's. -- Jerry Stiller
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Thought is a disease of the brain. The mind defends itself against the degenerative process of creativity; it begins to jell; notions solidify into inalterable systems. -- Thomas M. Disch
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I watch people get older and lose their intellectual acuity; you lose that sharpness, that cleanness, that brain that you worked so hard on and that you were gifted with and lose the gifts that were given. -- Bryce Courtenay
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The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency. -- Walter Bagehot
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Time is eating away my memory. Time, and this illness, this trespasser in my brain. -- Tan Twan Eng
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Brain tumor survivors,don't become hopelessly discouraged if you are experiencing deficits. You are in a war and you are bound to have a few battle wounds. -- Rachel Grady
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There is no more terrible woe upon earth than the woe of the stricken brain, which remembers the days of its strength, the living light of its reason, the sunrise of its proud intelligence, and knows that these have passed away like a tale that is told ... -- Ouida
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When you get older, two things happen to you. You begin to lose your hearing, and I forget what the other one is. -- M. Stanton Evans
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Schizophrenia. Always a bitch. -- Allan Dare Pearce
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There's a big Alzheimer's benefit in a couple of weeks. A charity ball is right after that. We eat, we smile, we pose.
No balls. None.
I'm sorry to hear that. Have you talked to a doctor? -- Susan Elizabeth Phillips
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She pictured her Alzheimer's as a demon in her head, tearing a reckless and illogical path of destruction, ripping apart the wiring from "Lydia now" to "Lydia then -- Lisa Genova
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Seven hundred thousand people who have dementia in this country are not heard. I'm fortunate; I can be heard. Regrettably, it's amazing how people listen if you stand up in public and give away $1 million for research into the disease, as I have done. -- Terry Pratchett
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My mother, who died aged 82, had Alzheimer's. Losing your memory is bad enough, but everything shuts down. You can't remember how to eat or go to the toilet. It's a terrible disease and so distressing to watch it take over someone you love. -- Bonnie Tyler
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With something like cancer, there is a feeling that you can fight it in some way or control your response to it, but with dementia there is the fear of losing control of your mind and your life. -- Kevin Whately
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After a great many questions I eventually ascertained that he is suffering from some kind of disorder of the mind. Is there anything more sorrowful than a brain whose proper function has been disrupted? -- Diane Setterfield
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The old is dying and the new cannot be born. In this interregnum there arises a great diversity of morbid symptoms. -- Antonio Gramsci
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A new study suggests that middle-aged adults who go on periodic drinking binges may face a heightened risk of dementia later on in life. The study is entitled, 'National Strategy for Victory in Iraq.' -- Tina Fey
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Was the dementia of old age a blessing in disguise? No more thoughts. No more damage inflicted. No more memories of damage survived. -- Janet Turpin Myers
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I am in the prime of my senility. -- Joel Chandler Harris
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Ability atrophies through lack of exercise. -- Glenda Jackson
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I think everyone knows someone who's battling with dementia or caring for a relative affected by it. I've been staggered by how commonplace it is. -- Phyllis Logan
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Whatever is eating her brain consumes only the fresher memories, the unripe moments -- Debra Dean
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Mental degeneracy may be caused by lead poisoning. Or by a poor dip in the gene pool. -- Edward Abbey
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Our brain starts a long degenerative arc beginning around age 40. -- Eric Topol