Category Archives: medical insurance

Papered

Having gotten into a groove with Mom’s care over the last few years, I’ve been spared from the kind of ongoing, overwhelming bureaucracy one encounters at the beginning of the caregiving journey. There are tasks to which I’ve had to … Continue reading

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The Toughest Talks: 8 Things You Have to Discuss with Your Parents

When you’re growing up, one of the toughest things your parents have to summon the guts to address is usually “the facts of life.” Telling your kid about sex is difficult for most folks, and it’s not exactly fun to … Continue reading

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The Warrior

Yoga helps keep me flexible and “sane.” I attend a Monday night class regularly. At this point in my life, I am able to practice at home on my own, but the energy generated by a roomful of “yoginis” is … Continue reading

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Long Term Carelessness

In the process of caregiving, one thing that simply can’t be overlooked is dealing with insurance companies. It’s a hideous part of the role one must play. The hoops one must jump through, the forms one must fill out, the … Continue reading

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