Category Archives: aging

If you like this blog…

…then you’ll love my new book, “Dementia Sucks: A Caregiver’s Journey with Lessons Learned.”  The original posts from this blog chronicled my journey with my mother, Rosalind, as she suffered five years of cognitive decline. A year after she died … Continue reading

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End of the Ride

My phone rang as I was exercising at home on the last day of March. The hospice nurse attending to Mom called to suggest I get down there soon. “She’s transitioning.” This is hospice-speak for “her body is breaking down … Continue reading

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Drowning in STUFF

A post-middle-aged woman embarks on a journey of care-giving for her aging mother and learns that one can truly drown in a sea of accumulated possessions. Continue reading

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