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Caregiving Workshops in Phoenix

Our friends at Duet are presenting a three-part workshop called “The Fundamentals of Caregiving and Elder Care.”  Facilitated by Director of Caregiver Services, Brett Petersen, each class will run 90 minutes and focus on a specific caregiving topic.  The workshops … Continue reading

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“Put Your Own Oxygen Mask on First – Then Assist the Others”

This common airline safety message is actually a great reminder for those who are providing care for a loved one. To best take care of others, we must first take care of ourselves. If you are the adult child of … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Walter Mosley

Rarely do you find a writer that can capture the “voice” of someone with dementia. It truly takes someone who has experienced it up close and has the humanity to understand and respect that person’s dignity to capture it on … Continue reading

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“My Mother-in-law is the Devil”

She was challenging even when you were newlyweds and with the grandkids, but since her husband died it has become unbearable. I wish I could tell this story with a lovely southern accent because that is how it was told … Continue reading

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