Monthly Archives: September 2011

Please participate in this survey related to Caregiver Needs

I received this email request from the Southeastern Institute of Research asking me to post a link to a survey they are conducting along with the National MS Society  and the National Alliance for Caregiving related to the needs of … Continue reading

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Shower Day

For most people a shower is just a routine part of their day.  It takes no more preparation than making sure you have shampoo and soap and clothes to put on afterward.  Not so, if the person who needs a … Continue reading

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Switching Gears

One of the challenges I face as a caregiver is switching gears in mid-thought.  Of course, being a mother certainly helped prepare me for that duty but I always switch reluctantly.  I’m the type of person who likes closure.  I … Continue reading

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Things are improving…

I try to be thankful for any positive changes.  Sometimes I almost forget that but I try to remember each night when I say my prayers, to say, “thank you,” for all the good things that happened that day, even if … Continue reading

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9/11 Remembered

Who doesn’t remember where they were and what they were doing on Sept. 11, 2001? I’m sure every one of adult years who still has the capability to remember the past can tell you a story about how that day affected … Continue reading

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Can he not remember or is he just not paying attention?

Lynn has the most awesome memory of anyone I’ve ever known.  He is the one you always want on your team for any trivia game.  He remembers every little detail about any movie he has ever watched, can tell you … Continue reading

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I so want a wheelchair van!

When we went on vacation, I rented a wheelchair van thanks to the generous gift of one of our church members.  IT WAS AWESOME!  I was so spoiled by that van.  Lynn and I have a 2002 Impala.  When we … Continue reading

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