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They are people. Not a pre-existing condition.

I know a lot of people want to see the Affordable Care Act gone. I hear from them that it is not affordable. I hear that they are healthy and don’t need it. 316 more words


Juggling Plates

I often tell my husband that managing the feelings of two daughters — from childhood through teens to young adulthood — is a lot like juggling plates. 653 more words


Successful Self-Care

I worry about money. As the exclusive care-giver for my four kids and my father I go through these seasons where I worry that I won’t be… 503 more words

Inspired Living

Dementia: the often unknown path

There’s no roadmap for living with or alongside someone who has dementia. When a dear friend was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s some 10 years ago, no one handed him or his wife any sort of roadmap for the journey ahead. 273 more words

Family of Friends

Being a caregiver is not only tiring but at times it can seem like a never ending uphill battle. It can bring sparks of resentment, doubts and anger. 472 more words


"Using the iPad with a Person Living with Dementia"

I’ll be presenting and demonstrating the approach I developed to use the iPad with my wife at the CT PC User’s Group of CT meeting in Trumbull on January 26. 142 more words


An Image of Love

Too much sun exposure is harmful.  A gallon of sunscreen may help, but you must decide how much is too much.   We, as caregivers, must decide if the caregiving exposure is becoming too much and when to get assistance. 242 more words