@deniseactive 9 minutes ago
You are very welcome. We also have a site called AfterGiving.com that helps after the loss of your caree. Please feel free to join us there, too. http://www.aftergiving.com.
Take all the time you need. And, give me a shout if you need any help.
Thank you so much @goinhome!!!!
Hi Lori–Thank you so much for joining us. I am so sorry about your mom. We’re here to support you–we know how hard it is.
Oh, I can think of about 50,000 words for those three words. =) Thanks, Denise.
Den ise I will have to check on some of your books Life as a caregiver can be tough at times.I feel like I have no time for myself anymore.I am always on the go
Book my long overdue breast exam!
Retail doesn’t even register a thought except that I hate to shop.
Sigh is what I do a lot lately. That telling sign of that is releasing pent up stress.
Hi–These kinds of visits are so important–both of you. Your memories of the visit will be quite comforting to you in the future.
I so love reading about your family, LM. You all seem to be such caring, kind people.
How was the band concert? What instrument does your son play?
And, how was your mom feeling today?
Hi Barb–Oh, my made my dad!!! We would love to see your log!
After last month’s webinar (Creating Routines), I asked folks to share their logs. So, if you’re up to it, you can upload it here: http://www.caregiving.com/2014/09/webinar-follow-up-what-routine-will-you-add/
(You can upload a master spreadsheet or document. If it’s a paper log, you…[Read more]
Hi–I’m not good at spreadsheets etc., and what I really needed to keep track of was services and medications. So, I simply used a text document, with 2 headings: Type of service (date started) and service provider. I made a second one: for Medical: Condition and Medications. For me, it’s a very simple format that provides room for narrative…[Read more]
Hi Ray–I’m soooo glad to hear about your good day. It’s so hard to find that sweet spot of how much you help and when you step back. It certainly is a work in progress.
Learning about unconditional love from your brother is such a gift. I think that’s one thing that others often don’t understand about caregiving. Sure, we give. But, we also…[Read more]
Denise…If there is any one BIG blessing in caregiving that I have received, it’s the exchange of unconditional love. When both of my parents came home with hospice, I made the decision I wanted to do all I could for as long as I could. I wanted no regrets. The experience of being with first my father and then my mother as their life faded away…[Read more]
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