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Indefatigability

Indefatigability

Indefatigability. Who can pronounce it, or even define it? It sounds like a great word to weed out the weak at the National Geographic …

Tell Us: What’s One of Your Caregiving Blunders?

Tell Us: What’s One of Your Caregiving Blunders?

I decided yesterday that one of the day's biggest challenges is getting past my blunders. Oh, the blunders! They interrupt my sleep, …

In Six Words: What’s Your Title for Your Caregiving Movie?

In Six Words: What’s Your Title for Your Caregiving Movie?

This morning, Chris (@oscargal) shared an article from yesterday's Washington Post which reviewed five upcoming movies about …

Tell Us: I Am Here to _________

Tell Us: I Am Here to _________

Yesterday, Alicia Keys appeared on the Today Show to perform her new single, "We Are Here." She spoke with Matt Lauer about the song's …

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When Hope Is Not Enough

When Hope Is Not Enough

I finally realized last weekend that I can't keep doing this. I am physically hurting myself. After much begging and pleading with siblings to give me a weekend off so I could go an hour away to …

Normal: Nevermore

Normal: Nevermore

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary…* Not so much weak as just weary.  Weary beyond my wildest expectations. The past few months have taken my breath away. At …

Indefatigability

Indefatigability

Indefatigability. Who can pronounce it, or even define it? It sounds like a great word to weed out the weak at the National Geographic Spelling Bee. I came across it while looking up synonyms for …

A Rant

A Rant

I am getting very fed up with many of the home care giving agencies in this area! My friend has had many difficulties over the years with several different agencies in the area. I have a client …

Update of 9/18/14

Update of 9/18/14

Tuesday: On waking the temperature was 61 F. The high for the day was 81 F. Podiatry appointment for Mom today. Wednesday: On waking the temperature was 63 F. The high for the day was 84 F. …

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Video Chat: Gaining Courage During Caregiving

Video Chat: Gaining Courage During Caregiving

Join us for a our Friday video chat on August 29 at 3 p.m. ET (2 p.m. CT, Noon PT). @tneumann, who cares for her son, joins me to talk about how the courage she's gained during caregiving has given …

Save the Wait for the DMV

Save the Wait for the DMV

We have a tendency to apply waiting lines in our life. Rather than walking up to the open window, we stand behind an invisible red line of our creation. We may wait to start a family until we have …

The Burrito Generation

The Burrito Generation

"The enemy is in front of us, behind us, and we are flanked on both sides... they can't get away from us now."  Marine General Chesty Puller Chipotle restaurant recently opened a store in my …

Evaporation of Friends and Family

Evaporation of Friends and Family

(Editor's Note: Today we welcome Kristin, who cares for her husband, to our blogging team. You can connect with her on her profile page: @kittyedm.) Three years ago my spouse was diagnosed with …

Tell Us: What’s the Worst Caregiving Emotion?

Tell Us: What’s the Worst Caregiving Emotion?

Caregiving is an emotional experience. Sure, tasks and responsibilities are difficult. The true battle of your day lies in your heart and head, as you process how you feel about your day. You wage …