More at… https://thecaregiversvoice.com/tcv-review/caregiver-book-review-bringing-mom-home/ Prayers and divine guidance lead two sisters on a path to move Mom from her own home in Texas into a California assisted living community and then into a home where they all live together with the help of in-home care. Susan and her sister, Claire face many challenges, one of which is their mom won&… Read MoreRead More
More at… http://thecaregiverspace.org/as-surgery-centers-boom-patients-are-paying-with-their-lives/ The surgery went fine. Her doctors left for the day. Four hours later, Paulina Tam started gasping for air. Internal bleeding was cutting off her windpipe, a well-known complication of the spine surgery she had undergone. But a Medicare inspection report describing the event says that nobody who rem… Read MoreRead More
My favorite word is “Sure’! It’s a small but powerful way to be positive and agreeable.
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More at… http://thecaregiverspace.org/caregiving-is-not-like-a-rollercoaster-ride/ I hear you should put your own oxygen mask on first. I hear caregiving is the hardest thing you’ve ever loved. I hear caregiving is like a rollercoaster ride. I hear these three things so often it’s hard to not roll my eyes. The oxygen mask thing is a good bit of advice no one […]… Read MoreRead More
More at… http://thecaregiverspace.org/being-strong/ “Be strong,” I was told. Often. Ad infinitum. Almost Ad nauseam The advice sounded fine and intelligent, but just what, exactly, did it mean? Does being strong refer to not crying? If that is the case, I most certainly was not consistently strong during the pinnacle of my caregiving struggles. D… Read MoreRead More
My first book review! Here are three great reads!
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More at… http://thecaregiverspace.org/what-keeps-me-going-family/ I’m not going to pretend that taking care of my dad is easy. It’s exhausting. It’s taken over my life. It’s destroyed my chance of getting a promotion. In fact, I’m nervous that it’ll cost me my job. But it also means that my father and my son can have the incredi… Read MoreRead More