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So Gifted

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7 Habits of Doomed Caregivers

Originally posted on Light of Gray:
Caregivers are often faced with this dilemma, and the self often loses. These days, I am reading the powerful Stephen Covey classic “The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People.” The principles outlined make so…

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Another Moving Experience

For the last three years, my mom has lived in two memory care group homes. When she arrived in her first one, she was at an awkward stage of her illness; she had moderate dementia and profound psychosis. She’d been … Continue reading

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I’m Worried About Mom, February 6, 2014 7pm at Ridgewood Public Library

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Tracey’s Caregiver Blog “I’m Worried About Mom; Turning Worry into Meaningful Action” Speaker: Tracey Lawrence, elder care expert No one likes to think about sad, difficult topics, especially when they have to do with…

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Fourth in the Elder Care Series at Ringwood Public Library

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“Legal Ease” December 18th at 7pm When it comes to having the support of their loved ones, many seniors believe they can simply tell people that they would like certain family members to speak…

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A Quickie

I’ve been too busy lately to post anything new, but Mom came out with a zinger that was so funny I had to post it. At a recent event held at her home, one of the nurses who used to … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Long Year

After a very busy weekend which included a visit with Mom, I’m confronted with another holiday season. I do love this time of year. I don’t mind the cold; I enjoy brisk walks and I love the lights and holiday … Continue reading

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