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CARING FOR PARENTS
7 Parenting Lessons I Learned When I Became My Ill Mother's Caregiver
Writer, Blogger, Long Distance Runner, Mental Health Advocate
It's been more than one year since my mother was diagnosed with late stage cervical cancer. The diagnosis turned our lives upside down and revealed the best and worst in me as I exchanged roles with her and became her caregiver.
Sometimes You Need A Dog To Remind You What It Is To Be Human
Award-winning freelance actor, director and writer
My stepmother died August 1, 2012. I returned to Florida for the interment of her ashes October 19, and my 84-year-old father announced he wanted to get married again. I suggested we start with a dog.
Caregivers Reveal What It's Really Like To Look After A Sick Parent
Gratitude for People Who 'Get It'
Managing Creative Partner, toth shop llc., Founding Partner of...
I don't know if "getting it" is as much a part of any religious faith or doctrine as it is just about being an awesomely aware human. There's no book out there that says to drop off a casserole 24 hours after a lumpectomy and then follow up three days later with
The Little-Known Aging Illness That Needs More Awareness
When the legendary radio personality Casey Kasem died, his obituary said he'd suffered from Lewy Body disease. 'Lewy-what?' most people wondered. But I knew first-hand, watching my mother decline from this little-known, but most common, type of progressive dementia after Alzheimer's.
Why I Must Teach My Mom to Read
Wife, mother, writer; order changes depending on the demands a...
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