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...

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....

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 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...

March 31, 2017

This the 1st in the series of #FeelingFridays. In these posts, I will share what I'm feeling in my caregiving journey (good, bad and ugly) . Either you’re going thru it or you know someone who is. Dementia is a horrible disease. It's like losing someone but their physi...

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