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I Get It About Caregiving

When one is a full time caregiver in an acute situation… It’s not important if the forks are all in the right drawer slot. Some spoons spill over. It’s not critical to recycle or use everything efficiently. If there’s one … Continue reading

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The Foot-Up View Just Got Better: Holidays and Alzheimer’s

This picture was taken by my minister friend in PA. He’s had some physical issues at Christmas, but what better way to handle it than this? * My sister-in-law called me on my birthday, which is near Thanksgiving, and shared … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Authors Unite

Dear Friends, I’ve been invited to share about my work and book along with a team of authors in June, which is designated as Brain Awareness Month. Every month, and every day, I am glad to share my support and … Continue reading

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New Book by Deborah Shouse: A Chapter from Tryn Rose Seley

http://wp.me/pZp4Q-Eq Click on the link above to get a sneak peek at my chapter in Deborah Shouse’s new book. Thank you Deborah for the honor of sharing Alzheimer’s caregiving strategies with your readers. Tryn Rose Seley Author, 15 Minutes of … Continue reading

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Christmas from Bed

So Christmas for me in 2014 was spent mostly in bed; I had a bout of salmonella, not fun at all. I didn’t get to put up most decorations (this is a photo of a Christmas past). I didn’t get … Continue reading

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If It’s Not Alzheimer’s, What is it?

As a full time caregiver, I didn’t always know what caused dementia for the people I cared for. I just cared for them. Dementia symptoms of confusion, disorientation, and the inability to function in daily routines of living and working … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Resource: Special Offer

I am grateful for Amelia Schafer and her stellar work at the Alzheimer’s Association: Colorado Chapter. She is a thoughtful and caring teacher, program developer and director, and a mentor and friend. If you are an Alzheimer’s Association Program Director, … Continue reading

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Exercise Now, I Don’t Mind How

I just took me a walk. A walk that included rolling a water bottle back and forth between my hands and arms, giving me a wider stretch and a higher heart rate, admiring the birds, flowers and bunnies, singing my … Continue reading

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Hospice Care: Good or Not So Good?

Truth is, with the elder needs of our culture growing by leaps and bounds, there will always be a need for hospice care, and I’ve seen some of the best care provided by skillful, intelligent, patient, kind men and women. … Continue reading

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Care for the Caregiver

I read so much on the world-wide web about self-care while caregiving. You deserve care, for sure. I don’t believe in saying, “Take a break, take a bath, have a walk with a friend, make sure you care for yourself…” … Continue reading

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