Some excerpts with Robert Bowles’ words from his FaceBook 13Dec2015 page, with permission. Bold font added in a few places to facilitate later finding quotes.
I was saddened early this morning when I received a phone call that someone in Pike County had died from LBD. I was thankful that the family called me. I had the privilege of mentoring this gentleman the last part of 2014 and into early 2015. This gentleman was a year or two younger than me. My thought and prayers are with this family.
As I was about to leave the nursing home, the son looked at his dad and told him…..do not forget that Robert told you there is life after diagnosis and to stay strong in acceptance, attitude and purpose. The Dad lit up like a light bulb and said….thank you for coming to see me. I responded…..you and I are on this this journey together and I’ll see you soon.
3-minute video on Mentoring, from Robert Bowles should play below
Robert Bowles Mentoring from Dementia Mentors on Vimeo.
These words were originally shared at https://www.facebook.com/LBDlivingbeyonddiagnosis/posts/pfbid0263KYBE5zyjCmvzk9GocUgwNqQDGmWn7wc1eVK89tCXQq7UgBbf4sn459ATwcJW4pl .
Index for articles from Robert Bowles on my webSpace is an ongoing project at >> https://truthfulkindness.com/index-persons-with-dementia-pwd/robert-bowles-jr/ .
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