“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
“Caring for our seniors is perhaps the greatest responsibility we have. Those who walked before us have given so much and… Read more Mid-Week Motivation for the Caregiver….Quote #3
We’re quick to assume fading interests, isolation, and indifferent attitudes are part of the aging process. The elderly are perceived… Read more Motivating and EncourAGING Seniors
Living in “Rural America” is gratifying. The sounds of clattering suburbia are replaced by serene quietness. Days and nights are… Read more Caregiving in a Rural Setting
Finding a perfect holiday gift can be mind-boggling, especially when the gift is for an elder. What do you buy… Read more Holiday Gifts for that Special Senior in Your Life
I love the holidays! Decorations, glowing fireplaces, winter wonderlands, Bing Crosby, and gift-giving. Long chats with family of days gone-by… Read more ‘Tis the CAREgiving Season: The holiday/caregiving balance.
10:00 PM….I transfer my grandmother from wheelchair to bed via hoyer lift and begin our nightly routine. Undress, bathe, dress,… Read more A Day in My Life as a Caregiver
By now most of you know my story….30-something woman, B.S. degree in Chemistry, full-time caregiver for 11 years. How did… Read more Tips on being a caregiver AND keeping your sanity!
You have a B.S. in Chemistry….what do you know about caregiver stress? A lot more than you think. If you’ve… Read more Caregiver stress….YES it’s real!