Tag Archive | caregiving
Yesterday was my son’s college graduation. As I drove up, I struggled to shake the feeling of loss that swept over me as I faced another big event without my parents. Since they both battled different forms of dementia, it is a blessing they are no longer on this earth, but how I miss them […]
The stories are heartbreaking — Caregiving ain’t for sissies!
Recognize your loved one needs a sense of purpose and meaning.
On average, nearly one in four women aged 45 to 64 are unpaid caregivers according to the 2015-16 American Time Use Survey released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nearly one in seven women 35 to 44 are serving in this role. Apparently, since early 2000 the number of prime age women began to decline after […]
Will employers ever realize that the cost-cutting measures to remove many of the wellness programs they used to invest in could actually make a big difference to their bottom line? The trend seems to be on encouraging better health for the employees through monetary incentives to do everything from drinking more water to getting in […]
The three major phases of my caregiving journey included fighting to be the caregiver, learning what that job means, and the weight of that responsibility.
I’m learning to focus on what is ahead.