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...

April 22, 2018

If you have followed my blog www.Thecaregiverdepot.com for a while, you would know that I turned to blogging to ease the stress, depression, and anxiety, that I suffered as a caregiver for my mom who suffered then succumbed from Vascular Dementia. That helped me to kee...

January 7, 2018

It was both a blessing and an honor being a caregiver for my mom. I’m an introvert so entertaining myself wasn’t a problem for the most part, however, being a caregiver I felt more isolated than usual. Caring for a loved one who is diagnosis with dementia is difficult....

November 26, 2017

I was caregiver for my mom who had vascular dementia.  I'm not a healthcare provider so I didn't want to guess what my mom was suffering from at the time so, I had to take her to the emergency room often to make sure it wasn't something serious.

The scariest thing abou...

October 29, 2017

There are so many ways that can help you cope with your Grief so I provided a couple below that may assist you. 

1.     Keep a journal of your feelings/grief work. I created this blog “the Caregivers depot” as a way to express my feeling during my caregiving and after....

October 15, 2017

Grief is a natural and normal reaction to loss and change. It affects ALL aspects of ourselves: the physical, emotional, psychological, behavioral, and spiritual aspects. I myself have experienced and still experience these effects of grief still from time to time. I’v...

August 20, 2017

I know that it's been awhile since my last post however, I thought I would take the time out to share how I felt about my friends and co-workers suggesting that I need to take time for myself during my journey as a caregiver for my mom. Of course, I know that I needed...

May 8, 2017

Well it's Monday morning and I'm home and emotionally spent. Although I didn't make my trek to North Carolina to see my mom, the guilt of me having a restful weekend weighs on me.

This unlike my longer posts is just to record my thoughts right now. Yesterday I usually c...

April 23, 2017

TGIF Caregivers,
My Mood is well okay. I'm with my mom for a long weekend because she has a doctor’s appointment for her checkup. This also gives and her husband a break. Every time I see her deteriorating from this horrific disease it breaks my heart.

When I go home...

April 14, 2017

TGIF CareGivers :) and supporters

My mood today is peaceful with a dash of reflection

I thought before I go into my post today I would share a picture of my gorgeous mom.

As I sit here typing out my blog post I wonder what I should share with you. I'm in a calm place befo...

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