Posts tagged "Alzheimer's Disease"

To Give and To Get: 3 Great Gifts for Mother's Day

To Give and To Get: 3 Great Gifts for Mother's Day
Do you feel pressure surrounding all things Mother’s Day? There’s an ironic tension for me to enjoy the day, but there’s the stress to plan for my family and give great gifts like there’s no tomorrow to my mother. My relationship with my mom who has Alzheimer’s Disease (ok, not officially diagnosed, but close enough)... Read more »

Achieving a Balanced Life: Equal Likes for Broccoli

Achieving a Balanced Life: Equal Likes for Broccoli
There was a small victory in my house last week. You may think it very small in the fabric of family life. But it caused me to stand up and cheer. And to feel that life balance is achievable, like adding the right seasoning in a main dish, or leaning just so, on one leg,... Read more »

Sweet Shakin' Going On

Sweet Shakin' Going On
The visit to my parents was sweet. And furry. My dad was surprised to see my mid-size yellow Labrador retriever at the door around 10:00 am. Lucy, shaking her whole body, bounded toward my mom and startled her in a good way. I handed my dad some Butterfingers and oatmeal cookies and did a quick... Read more »
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    I’m a freelance writer married to thrill-seeking husband, Jim, and mom to fantastic teenage sons: Austin, (18) Trevor, (16) and volunteer foster son, Chris (18). I am also a proud caregiver for my parents, Bob, a WWII Army Air Corps veteran, 87, and Jean, his wife, 85. In between the shuttling and the shuffling of senior boys and senior parents, you can find me sitting still, enjoying a cup of steaming hot tea while pondering the next thing to do.

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