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Posted by Debbie Pilson in category on July 22, 2011
Caregiving that demands all of you requires a perspective that says, "This is one part of my life." The other parts of you need attention: affection and nurturing, positive feedback from family and friends, time off (respite), and self-care...read on
Posted by Debbie Pilson in category on July 21, 2011
The realm of the soul is protected by Alzheimer's disease says Pat Davis. Ronald Reagan's daughter wrote a book entitled The Long Goodbye. She writes "...if you are with someone who has Alzheimer's and you pay close attention--if you open...read on
Watching my loved one grow older is some times difficult. I see her struggle with tasks that only a year ago were so easy for her to complete. I see her confused by paperwork or bills. She still lives alone, and my family checks on her every...read on
I spend much of my time traveling the mountains of North Carolina. On these road trips, I frequently see signs warning of sharp curves ahead. Caregivers also see warning signs cautioning of burnout ahead. Look for these signs:
- You have...read on