August 14, 2017

Grief and Loss as Alzheimer’s Progresses

Alzheimer’s gradually takes away the person you know and love. As this happens, you’ll mourn him or her and may experience the different phases of grieving: […]
August 11, 2017

Grief and Loss

It is common for caregivers to have feelings of loss and grief as their life is changed by Alzheimer’s. You’re entitled to these emotions and may start […]
August 5, 2017

Dealing with Caregiver Fear and Physical Challenges

There is a natural temptation, after putting your Isaac on the altar to take him back. This is often done by walking in fear, doubt and […]
July 20, 2017

Picking Up The Pieces

As a caregiver, we totally commit ourselves to caring for another person who no longer functions as they once did in the normal scheme of life. […]
June 24, 2017

The Grief Process: Anger

An excerpt from my book, “One Arm One Leg 100 Words, Overcoming Unbelievable Hardships” Anger The second stage is anger, which she took out on everyone […]
June 19, 2017

Caregiver Burnout Prevention

There are people out in the world who devote their lives day in and day out to taking care of a disabled or chronically ill family […]
May 27, 2017

Ambivalent and Grief

Ambivalence, which means having simultaneous conflicting thoughts and feelings about a situation, is common for most people dealing with the death of a loved one. An […]
May 9, 2017

Giving too much

Are you taking care of a family member or friend who is ill or needs assistance? If the condition is temporary with an expected quick recovery, […]
May 8, 2017

Supporting a Grieving Caregiver

To support a caregiver who is grieving, ask how you can best help, and listen for what they seem to need. Express your concern for how […]
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