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Time to clone yourself? Hiring a little extra help for home or residences….

One of the very best gifts I gave us during this stressful year was hiring a paid visitor to entertain my mother at her assisted living residence 1-2 days each week for a few hours.  “Super Amber” has come into our lives–an actress … Continue reading

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The Rewards of Cooperative Caregiving

  When I was very young, visiting a grandparent in a nursing home with my parents, I never understood why the families who came would only visit their own family member and ignore the rest, when so many people were so … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday

Today I’d like to honor a day of rest by slowing down, stepping back, and letting some of my favorite quotes speak for themselves. **All quotes have been edited, shortened, and/or modified a bit, but I trust that these authors will … Continue reading

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A Day of Rest

Maybe we’re freaks, but my husband and I are using our next day or two off from caregiving this weekend to work on the organic farm we belong to (CSA work share) and plan to paint our living room and stairway, which (perhaps weirdly) will be enjoyable, down time for us…. Continue reading

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