My flight from Oregon to Tucson included three legs and two layovers that totaled twelve hours from drop-off to pick-up. But I was prepared. I brought reading materials. And an intention to look for opportunity to do a random act of kindness. Or two. Photo: Pixabay Someone named Nanea Hoffman said this: No matter what…
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I told her. An hour ago. That she is dying. I didn’t say what my heart wanted to say — that I want her to wait, just a bit longer. If she can. Just wait…
I’ve learned something lately that has been helping. When I’m going through something difficult, I ask myself, “What am I telling myself that ____ means?”
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Once, you think, you were calm, organized, on time.You almost don’t recognize who you’ve become: Disheveled, scattered and angry.
People will see your crisis and ask, “What do you need?” They may wonder about your response, which may be, “I don’t know.”
We deserve ten minutes to take a break. The challenge is to not give our time away because our fear tempts us to believe we’re not strong enough to get up.
You can feel powerless to your caree’s pain and suffering. No matter what you do and how much you try, it can feel like you both live with a pain that hurts the body, the soul and the heart.
Claire E. Day, Chief Program Officer, Alzheimer’s Association Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter, joined us to discuss the latest release of Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures.
During a caregiving experience, life still feels like it’s standing still. How can you move forward?
Silliness isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity, Kathy Koenig reminds us in today’s boost.
When the holiday arrives, we wish for rest. When we can’t rest, Kathy Koenig helps find the energy to keep going.
In order to move forward to get your needs met, you need a clear and focused goal or outcome. Loren M. Gelberg-Goff helps us start.
How can we stay full of hope without giving into our fears which cause our craving for the junk food?
In this webinar, Denise helps you let go of the guilt and embrace what’s possible.
You may support so many that it’s no wonder you’re tired to carrying that weight. In this webinar, we look at accommodating versus supporting and how you can add more support into your day.
In this 45-minute webinar, Denise M. Brown, founder of CareGiving.com, will help you heal from the pressure to be gracious, including to those who go MIA or make our lives even harder.
You make decisions every day for yourself and for your caree. No wonder you’re tired of making decisions. Denise Brown, CareGiving.com, offers suggestions to help.
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