Feb 27, 2023
How many caregivers put their lives on hold until their caregiving journey improves or ends?
Is that a good idea?
I recently discussed something I am doing - while serving as a full-time caregiver, and invited fellow caregivers to do the same.
Feb 25, 2023
We can always live in the wreckage of our past and wonder what could have been - but is that helpful? Hoping for a better past is futile.
C.S. Lewis stated, “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.”
Feb 21, 2023
Roll With It
Discussing the impact of his wife getting the flu, I heard a man commiserate, "The whole system shut down." He lamented his plight by referring to housekeeping, meals, laundry, the children and missed time from work, and their physical relationship.
Asking how long her sickness lasted, he exasperatedly...
Feb 13, 2023
From our broadcast 02/11/2023. Sometimes, law enforcement is required to help with caregiving challenges. Drugs, alcohol, mental illness, cognitive impairment - whatever the challenge, sometimes the cry for help is a 9/11 call. My friend Lance (*30 years as a police officer in Seattle) called the program to share some...
Feb 7, 2023
Mary Tutterow, author of The Heart of the Caregiver,
shares her insights gleaned from 30+ years as a caregiving mom.
From our broadcast 2/4/2022