People just want to see a Puppy

The other day I shared with my Dad how frustrating it can be to post supportive caregiving tips on social media only to get little to no views or response, yet when someone posts a puppy video there are thousands of likes and shares.  My Dad fully understands the challenges associated with being a caregiver as he cared for his wife Helen for several years before she passed.  Because of his experience I was sure he could understand my plight in trying to share useful information to support family caregiver.  I was thunderstruck by his response.  My Dad very simply, yet profoundly responded, “Life is hard, especially when you are a caregiver, sometimes people just want to see a puppy”.

Therefore, in the light of this revelation, today I will not be sharing any caregiver insights or tips, just some pictures and videos of my puppies.  Enjoy.

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About Sue Salach

Sue has a Master's degree in Gerontology and has worked with the elderly and their families for over 30 years and is the Author of "Along Comes Grandpa", a caregiving resource guide, and the novel "If I Walked in Her Shoes". As an ElderCare Expert and Keynote Speaker, Sue employs her comprehensive experience and passion, to educate and promote self-care values to family caregivers and the community at large.
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