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The Rollercoaster to Letting Go

  No matter how long I spend on the caregiver road, I am often surprised at how I can still be surprised. Following a hospital stay for sepsis (and a short stay in rehab), I got my mother back to … Continue reading

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Coping Strategies for Caring Kids

When roles begin to reverse between parents and children, there’s bound to be friction. Parents who’ve always been independent resist the intervention of their kids. Whether it’s control, not wishing to be a burden, or a combination, the need to … Continue reading

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Coping Strategies for Caring Kids

Originally posted on Light of Gray:
As our parents become less able, we need to become creative in finding ways to help them. The first response to any kind of enabling technology is usually flat-out rejection. “I don’t need that!”…

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