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May 14, 2021

Rayna Neises  lost both of her parents to Alzheimer’s Disease twenty years apart.  After her season of caring for her dad through his journey, she founded A Season of Caring Coaching where she offers encouragement, support, and resources so other caregivers do not find themselves aimlessly wandering through this...


May 12, 2021

We hammer this issue regularly, because caregivers repeatedly find themselves struggling with guilt. 

This usually occurs due to the “Caregiver FOG” (Fear, Obligation, and Guilt). In the disorienting caregiver FOG, caregivers mistakenly feel guilty for even thinking of their own needs.  In addition, they easily lose...


May 9, 2021

A caller to the show struggled with a problem many are facing:  how to handle someone with dementia. In her case, it involved the family finances.

"My husband has Parkinson's and dementia but yesterday he spent $1,400 in the stock market. Should I just give him grace?" 

Our topic for this show was "grace." But...


May 5, 2021

Compassion Radio's Bram Floria interviewed me for a two part series on the family caregiver. 

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May 4, 2021

Detaching from the poor conduct of an impaired loved one remains one of the toughest challenges for family caregivers. Sometimes the behavioral issues stem from chronic pain, dementia, pharmaceuticals or fear—maybe they’re just having a bad day. Regardless of why, we don’t have to take it personally—even if it...