caregiver

Life Lessons on the Camino

Fall is in full swing, I know because there is pumpkin-spiced everything available.  I look forward to the change of seasons and I hope you are able to get outside and enjoy this time of year.  Caregiving can be even more isolating in the winter, try to plan some ways you can care for yourself…

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Caregivers With Beards

I’m not talking about that pesky wiry hair that pops up out of nowhere on your face – I’m talking about the legion of male caregivers that are stepping in and stepping up to care for their aging parents, partners and children.  Often caregivers are only considered to be female (though that is certainly the…

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A Book is Born

The Caregiver Coffeebreak A new book is like a new baby, but not as messy. I remember the excitement I felt as a child on Christmas Eve, the week before school started (new shoes!) and the anticipation of the arrival of our children – all days filled with surprises and new beginnings. I’m feeling that…

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Why do you think they call it an iPhone?

I have an iphone and I love it.  It is an amazing device that allows me to to do so many things, be connected to so many people and  learn new things everyday.  It is a workhorse.  Funny thing,  this hard working little machine needs to be charged EVERY DAY!  Imagine that, it goes and…

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Labor of Love

When Mom was getting ready to leave her condo and move in with us one of her biggest concerns was her precious tea pot collection.  A nice cup of tea was an essential part of my mother’s life—always with a good tea pot and a beautiful china cup and saucer. On her  trips home to to…

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