Compassion

May 24, 2019

Respect And Dignity

Helping your loved one maintain a sense of dignity can be one of the most difficult aspects of caregiving. Take a minute to consider your special role as a caregiver. More than a professional caregiver, you […]
May 23, 2019

A Guide To First Steps

How do you come to realize that medical problems will lead to death? Sometimes, it happens when the physician reports a diagnosis. Sometimes, recognition dawns as energy wanes and episodes of worsened symptoms or complications come […]
May 21, 2019

Emotional And Spiritual Health

Caregiving is more than just monitoring medicines and driving to doctor’s appointments. Your loved one’s emotional health is as important as his or her physical condition. Self-Esteem Most people take great pride in their independence. When […]
May 17, 2019

Changing Hands

“She’s awake.” I say to my husband as we watch TV in the living room. He’s in one Lazy Boy. I’m in the other..“Do you want me to go this time?” he asks sincerely.“No. I got […]
May 16, 2019

Final Wishes

“I’m too ornery to die; I’m going to stick around forever to make everyone else’s life miserable.” Those were the only words of wisdom I had that alluded to her last wishes. My mother was dead. […]
May 2, 2019

Starting the Conversation: Approaches for Helping Your Loved Ones

April 9, 2019

Anticipatory Grief

When we think of grief, we generally think of the process and feelings we experience after someone dies. In reality we begin this process on the day someone we love is diagnosed with a life threatening […]
December 27, 2018

Maintaining Emotional Balance: The Elderly, Parkinson’s Disease & Home Care

December 21, 2018

A Meaningful Quality of Life

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