Tag Archives: BabyBoomers

Listening – an Act of Love for Caregivers


Presence is more than just being there. Malcolm S. Forbes Sometimes just feeling “heard” might be enough to reduce anxiety and lessen a person’s distress. Therefore, it is vitally important to provide opportunities for your elderly loved ones to talk … Continue reading

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End Stage of Life–An Emotional Time


What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson The end stage of life can be an emotional time for you (as caregiver), other family members, and for … Continue reading

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The Passionate Art of Caregiving


All the art of living, lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. Havelock Ellis Please join me Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 12:00 Noon (EST), 9:00 AM (PST) http://www.blogtalkradio.com/sandra-haymon How do we, as caregivers, help heal the … Continue reading

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Medical alert saves lives!


Here’s some more information from Philips Lifeline Medical Alert website: http://www.lifelinesys.com/ This site offers amazing information! “Preserve independent at home living with the Lifeline Medical Alert Service” This year 13.5 million people, 65 and older will fall. If you or … Continue reading

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Every Second Counts in Caregiving


Presence is More Than Being There. (Malcolm S. Forbes) Several hours ago at 9:00 AM, Tuesday, May 18, 2010 I had the most interesting guest on my BlogTalkRadioShow (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/sandra-haymon). Sandy Wahl, Representative for Phillips LifelineCommunity Outreach andOur Family Services (swahl@ourfamilyservices.org) came on … Continue reading

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Caregivers Need to Take Care of Themselves.


The future is the past returning through another gate. Arnold H. Glasow Many caregivers report feeling as if they are drowning in the responsibilities of caregiving. However, you cannot save another person if you are drowning. Fifty percent of long-term … Continue reading

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