Category Archives: depression

Seeing Through The Anger

Visiting my mother is not easy. I have to do it. I need to monitor what goes on at her group home and make sure she’s getting everything she needs. Vigilance is required, because things change: Mom’s condition, the staff, … Continue reading

Posted in aging, assisted living, caregiving, delusions, dementia, depression, Family, life changes, long term care, psychosis | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t Get Old

Facebook has its uses. I’ve met a variety of people online over the years, and the ones I’ve never met in real life are often the most provocative. After all, the reason we “met” was that one of us somehow … Continue reading

Posted in aging, caregiving, delusions, dementia, depression, Family, life changes | 2 Comments

Delayed Reaction

Recently, I was hit by an emotional bus. It came out of nowhere and blind-sided me. In truth, it came out of ME. It had been buried, hidden, stomped down and denied. But after inviting it to resurrect two days … Continue reading

Posted in aging, caregiving, depression, Family, life changes, yoga | 3 Comments