Loving someone may mean accepting that you cannot function as their Caregiver indefinitely, for everyone's safety
The Elder Pilot Blog
Providing Excellence in Care Provision is wonderful. Providing Excellence in Caring Provision is magnificent. Ann Chartier
Highlighting Elderpilot Tour checklists #3: Is this a Family Friendly place, or will you trip on the welcome mat?
Home is where you "hang your heart" with welcome arms, and room for all
Is there evidence that “keeping up” the building, is given as much attention as “talking up” the building?
Don't expect a yellow brick road to find your way home, you're not in Kansas anymore...
Be advised, directing an anxious soul to remain calm, Is like harnessing the glisten of a random snowflake.
Understand that although at some point the light in their eyes may fade when you appear, it is because of circumstances beyond their control. But their light will always exist in those who choose to mirror its' reflection
When a diagnosis of dementia enters your lives, it is not time to pull out the rocking chair, and sit out life. Rather it is time to become empowered as to healthy lifestyle choices, to enhance body, mind, and spirit.
Don't wait for a rainy day to get organized...It may already be raining
Five Blogs: Five Caregiver Tips when a loved one is living with Dementia. #2 Caregiver Self care, not Self doubt
You are not seeking alone time to create distance, but rather seeking personal time to build caregiving capacity