My guest blogger is Lisa Greenwade. She is a part of the stamp development team at the U.S. Postal Service. Her goal is to educate people about stamps that might be of interest to them and their communities.Net proceeds from sales of the Alzheimer’s semipostal stamp ar...

October 21, 2018

Over time the dark days outweigh the good days. Although you want to don’t want to admit it, you feel that you can no longer take on the caregiving responsibility. Placing your loved one who has dementia in a nursing home is never a decision you should take on lightly...

May 21, 2018

If your loved one feels that their value as a human being is not essential, this can stop them from being comfortable during this challenging time suffering from a form of Dementia. Without their dignity, they would feel dehumanized leading them to give up mentally lea...

May 6, 2018

I know some of you are giving me a side-eye, and you may not think that's true but you can find joy in caregiving. I needed to do this not just for my mom but for my sanity. As a full-time employee, I was already stressed out as it is. I drove five hours to North Carol...

July 16, 2017

For those of you who are trained for the role of caregiver, you already have a leg up. For those who, like me, became a caregiver unexpectedly, strap in for the ride. As a caregiver you must have compassion, but you can’t get rattled when accidents or unexpected things...

July 2, 2017

I remember the day as I woke up in North Carolina on that Wednesday morning. It was different from other days my mom's husband stayed in bed later than usual I figured that he was catching some extra minutes of sleep since mom was wandering the weekend before.

Watching...

May 18, 2017

Having a full-time job and being a part-time caregiver created many obstacles for me. Challenges included me taking a lot of time off from work which historically I don’t do, covering medical expenses since I want to keep my mom home and not in a nursing home for as lo...

May 12, 2017

They say that God doesn't make mistakes. Then why has this Alzheimer’s Disease come and take hold of all that was beautiful and strong from my mother like a thief in the night. Why would this disease take anyone’s loved one for that manner? My father was taken from a c...

May 11, 2017

Today I posted on Twitter that it takes a Tribe to care for a loved one at home. Any caregiver knows that it does. Point blank if you haven't lived in a caregivers shoes you have no idea. The sleepless nights and the emotional strain that caring for my mother knowing t...

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