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Isolating and being alone during these stressful times…

Isolating and being alone during these stressful times…

Isolating and being alone during these stressful times… Sure, it was fun for about three days. Now what? We are social creatures and we want to be around others.  We want a little alone time at times too. We are in uncharted waters with this Covid-19.  It is great...

Headlines and You what will you do?

Headlines and You what will you do?

  Why it is dangerous to read only the headlines.   In light of the March 30, 2020 FDA announcement regarding a couple of medications we need to read further and understand more. What does the issue of an emergency use authorization of hydroxychloroquine and...

Brain failure = Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia

Brain failure = Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia

  Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease = Brain failure Many people know the terms dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, but what do those words actually relate to so that we can understand what is happening?  I believe that the most appropriate phrase is brain failure....

Do you have your list ready?

Do you have your list ready?

Do you have your list ready? You are in the midst of caring for your loved one and you haven’t slept much, you can’t remember the last time that you had a “real” meal and maybe you haven’t even been to your own home in two or three days.  You are overwhelmed,...

Do you know the one thing that gets you in to the most trouble?

Do you know the one thing that gets you in to the most trouble? It can cause us to go to war with our spouses or significant others and not even know why. It causes hurt, confusion, anger, and even the silent treatment.  That one thing is Assume. We all do it. We look...

Conflicting Feelings of a Caregiver

Conflicting Feelings of a Caregiver

We have heard it, possibly said it and probably thought it … “My mom is killing me!”  You know what I mean and if you don’t then this article is not for you.  She is not literally killing you, but frustrating the hell out of you. You have all of these things running...

5 Tips for Aging in Place

5 Tips for Aging in Place

5 Tips for Aging in Place   Get Organized Prioritize List Your Resources Assess Needs Prepare a Proactive Plan   Most of us want to stay at home until we die.  We want our independence and our familiar surroundings for as long as possible.  Some of us will...

Self-care Is NOT Selfish

Self-care Is NOT Selfish

  Can I really do self-care for myself? You hear a lot about self-care and how we should all be making that a priority in our lives.  If you are a caregiver, you hear it even more.  When you are in the middle of being a caregiver, “take care of yourself first,”...