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A Brain Health Challenge for Caregivers

Image above credit BeBrainPowerful.org Dementia does not run in my family. Nonetheless, as a dementia care partner, I think about brain health a lot, and I know that taking care

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The Mindful Caregiver

Just ask.

I have not written in several weeks. I was busy learning humility, gratitude, patience . . . and what full-time, all-out caregiving really means.  Tracey had total knee replacement surgery

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The Mindful Caregiver

Brights Lights & Big City? Maybe Not.

Tradition is important for memory.  Sometimes people who no longer know our names still know the words to childhood prayers and carols.  They don’t recognize our faces but they can

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The Mindful Caregiver

Do You Have Your Affairs in Order?

As I mentioned in a recent post, you can ask anybody about the initial diagnosis of dementia and you will hear that they were told, “get your affairs in order.”

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Staying Independent

Can Someone with Dementia Vote?

In case you missed the news, there is an election coming up on November 3rd in the United States. In Ohio, early voting has begun both in-person and by mail.  

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