TFT: Keep My Memory Green

As an advocate for the Alzheimer’s Association I lovingly submit the following:

“Lord, Keep my Memory Green”

I know not what the years may bring

Of dangers wild, or joys serene,

But turning to the east, I sing,

“Lord, keep my memory Green.”

By J. G. Clark

Facts

· In our state of Georgia, there are over 200,000 known residents living with Alzheimer’s disease.

· There are over 350,000 individuals in Georgia who are care-givers for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, or other dementia.

· Nationally, in skilled nursing facilities, 65% of residents are Medicaid beneficiaries; 69% have some degree of cognitive impairment; 47% have an Alzheimer’s or other dementia diagnosis.

(Eph 6:2-3) "Honor your father and mother," which is the first commandment with promise: "that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth."

(Lev. 19:32 ESV) “You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the Lord.

"Thoughts For Today to Brighten Your Day" by Glenn Hitchcock