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Farewell to TheWorkingCaregiver

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Reckless caregiving; The Michael Jackson saga

This week we all watched the drama of Michael Jackson’s doctor Conrad Murray get rung through the ringer wherein he was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. CBS Detroit states: “Jackson’s doctor was convicted after a trial that painted him as … Continue reading

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Mom Needs A Caregiver in the Home: Who the Heck do I choose?

If you ever face a situation when a loved one needs help at home, the process of convincing them to accept the help is a difficult one. Most seniors love to be independent, no matter how difficult it is for … Continue reading

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The secret to being still

From the time we come out of the womb almost, we’re taught to work really hard to get ahead. To strive for the goal line – at whatever cost. “There is gold in them there hills.” And we work at … Continue reading

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Now that’s determination!

I’m sharing this post I wrote back in August – I think maybe I need the reminder more than you guys. I’ve been enjoying the weather the past several days. It was about 98 degrees with 100% humidity while I … Continue reading

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Isn’t it time you Give Forward?

Today I want to share with you, in my opinion, one of the best seemingly kept secrets – “Give Forward.” I stumbled across their site not too long ago but didn’t really get the gist of it until speaking with … Continue reading

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Surprise – Mom got old!

It still amazes me how many people I have met over my 20 year career that seemed genuinely surprised that their parent had gotten old.  Especially since the alternative to getting old would be death (not trying to be crass, it’s … Continue reading

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