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Courageous And Beautiful, My Memory Of My Grandmother

<i>“The one year anniversary of my grandmother’s passing is fast approaching and what better way to celebrate her life than to remember her for the</i> …

4 Ways To Avoid Caregiver Fatigue And Burnout

<b>Caregiving is a marathon, not a sprint.</b> Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. We’re sure you’ve read …

My Journey With My Mum: Finding The Lesson And Learning From It

My mom knew something was wrong long before we did. She had cognitive tests done while in her mid-50’s, years before we noticed the signs. She …

How To Avoid Being The ‘Pro’ In Procrastination?

Ah, procrastination – that sneaky, scheming, familiar thief of time! It saunters across the room, creeps up on you, and catches you when you’re least …

I Was 8 Years Old And Living With Someone Diagnosed With Alzheimer's

I had just gotten off school. The air on the bus was thick and stifling, and I was excited to finally get home and play. The brakes screeched as we …

Why Finding Your Community As A Caregiver Is Important

Sometimes, the support from friends is simply not enough to fill the need at being understood. Even if they go out of their way to lighten our …

Are You Eating Right, Caregivers?

As caregivers, it is common for many of us to worry about what our loved ones eat. We watch what they consume, ensure that they are getting the right …

How I See Beauty In Suffering

I want to tell you about the beauty in the meaningless suffering that we see, about the meaningfulness of people who might think that they are doing …

Her Struggle Between Holding On And Letting Go

<b>“I wish that my father would die sooner,”</b> said my close friend with a tone of resignation. This disconcerting remark had me slightly taken aback, …

To Live This Gift Of Life We Were Given

We have to really live this gift of life that we were given. Don’t worry that what you have or don’t have doesn’t make you good enough. You are so …

10 Ways To Help If Her Parent Has Alzheimer's

Do you have a friend or are you dating a girl whose parent has Alzheimer’s and you don’t know how to help? Don’t fret! Here are a couple of …

5 Ways To Help You Care Better For The Person They Are Now

Some days you look into a person with Alzheimer’s and you wonder what is truly left of the person they once were.<p>As you walk through this journey as …

Memories Of Our Memories

We are all made of our memories.<p>The type of music we end up loving, the taste and smell of things that remind us of certain experiences in our lives, …

Where's The Party In My Life?

“I am finding my place in life. I enjoy experiencing new things, places and connections. My friends around me are living and they tell me I should …

Visualising An Alzheimer’s Patient’s Experience

There’s a lot of talk out there on the net about what it feels like to loose your ability to remember and have the right sense of time and space …

Mom’s Killer Alzheimer’s: A Reminder To Enjoy Life’s Best Moments

<b>Memories with mom</b><p>Some of the best child-hood memories I have with my mom are of the road-trips our family took out west during summer vacations. My …