Will We Still Be Relevant ‘When We’re 64’?

Will We Still Be Relevant ‘When We’re 64’?

  A gnawing sense of irrelevancy and invisibility suddenly hits many aging adults, as their life roles shift from hands-on...

May Caregiver News Round-Up

May Caregiver News Round-Up

It's been awhile since I've posted a round-up of caregiver news. Over the weekend I the time to sit down...

The Heartache of Caring for My Mom Who has PPA

The Heartache of Caring for My Mom Who has PPA

My caregiving story started about three years ago. My dad held a family meeting. It was with me and my...

CBD & Epilepsy: One Mother’s Fight for Cannabis Medicine

CBD & Epilepsy: One Mother’s Fight for Cannabis Medicine

Over several years a conversation has developed about Cannabidiol (CBD) and its medicinal benefits. This conversation has been a bit...

Another Year Learning to Live Independently Again

Another Year Learning to Live Independently Again

2018 has turned out to be super generous to me thus far. First, I was invited to sit on the...

Life as a Single Mother/Caregiver: My Story

Life as a Single Mother/Caregiver: My Story

What's your story?  I grew up in a small, working-class neighborhood outside of Chicago. I attended private school, and graduated...

Advice to Caregivers of Cancer Patients

Advice to Caregivers of Cancer Patients

What advice would you give to someone who's stepping into this caregiver journey looking after someone with cancer? Cherish every...

What Changed After the First Seizure

What Changed After the First Seizure

Having a seizure changed my life. Overnight, I was required to take lots of tests at the hospital. I knew...

Family Caregivers Are Getting A Break — And Extra Coaching

Family Caregivers Are Getting A Break — And Extra Coaching

By Mindy Fetterman Photos by Lynne Shallcross May 1, 2018, WASHINGTON — For today, there are no doctor’s visits. No...

8 Parents with a Disabled Children Respond: “Do you ever regret having children, why or why not?”

8 Parents with a Disabled Children Respond: “Do you ever regret having children, why or why not?”

Recently a Reddit user posted a question that got lots of attention: “Parents with a disabled child, do you ever...

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