Category Archives: This is the Beginning

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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Touching the Sky from Solid Ground | Dementia Services Development Centre l DSDC, Stirling

Touching the Sky from Solid Ground | Dementia Services Development Centre l DSDC, Stirling. Review of “15 Minutes of Fame” by Dr Tom Christie. Read, and connect with his supportive and valuable resources at this link. Take care, and stay … Continue reading

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One Moment at a Time

Have you noticed when you cut an apple through the middle, there’s a star waiting for you? It’s cool. I learned this years ago from a cousin in Pennsylvania. It’s a joy of the moment. It only lasts as long … Continue reading

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Arizona View

  It’s a new day, a new chapter of living. I’ve looked at the sky before, but at midnight last night, it felt like I was seeing constellations I’d never seen, smelled flower scents and heard birds for the first … Continue reading

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BiddingOwl – Loving Arms Mission Auction-Dr Oz, Lisa Oz & Tryn Rose Seley, Among Many

BiddingOwl – Loving Arms Mission Auction. By clicking on the link above before March 31st, 2014, you create a win-win for yourself and those you love! Loving Arms Mission was created in Nepal as two orphanages, and turned into two … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day For Both of You

“What if My Valentine Has Dementia?” Thank you Tami Neumann of Conversations in Care for this opportunity to speak with your listeners. And please, create Valentine’s Day any day you need it with these ideas. Listen in by clicking here: … Continue reading

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Start Small

Start small, start collecting: photos song lyrics poetry collections spiritual resources homemade or published works powerpoint slide shows YouTube links Having these resources available at all times will make it easier to do any part of your day together. “I … 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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