“Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.” Dale Carnegie
“People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made… Read more Motivation for the Caregiver….Quote #14
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
You became a caregiver to give your loved-one unconditional love, support, and quality care within the comforts of home. Your… Read more Why do I feel guilty….caregiver guilt?
We caregivers are experts at keeping a “happy” face, even when times lack happiness and joy. Our constant smiles and… Read more How to Help a Caregiver
Whether you chose to be a caregiver or caregiving chose you, you’re now responsible for the well-being of another individual. … Read more Respite care? Yes, please!
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!