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The Caregiver Perspective

As a national speaker I have presented to hundreds of family caregivers throughout the country.  In each presentation I highlight how, as caregivers, we can become task masters; focused on our to-do list more than the people around us. I … Continue reading

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Firefighters approach to Caregiving

While watching one of my favorite shows, NCIS, the medical examiner, Ducky, uses the analogy of a firefighter when discussing the approach to finding a kidnapped girl with Special Agent Gibbs.  “Firefighters never run into a burning building, they walk … Continue reading

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Caregivers: Learn to Listen to Your Body

I came across an article titled “Caring for Caregivers: Learning to Listen to Your Body” by Dr. Rick Wirtz, OurAlzheimers.com, and felt moved to share with you.  It shares some insight into the importance of taking care of yourself. Today I met with … Continue reading

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Don’t know what to get the caregiver in your life?

Over the past few weeks I’ve been dealing with the subject of holiday stress and how it seems to be a hectic time for many people, due to the preparations and festivities that typically take place. Staying sane, not to mention enjoying this … Continue reading

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