What it means when a person with Alzheimer’s says, “I want to go home”. (1)

When Someone With Alzheimer’s Says I want to go home

Have you had a loved one or a person you take care of say, “I want to go home”? When I first began caregiving my 2nd client was a woman in her 80’s she recently had hip replacement surgery.  Earlier in the year she fell and injured her hip, so many months later she got surgery …

Caregiving Emotions – Feeling Resentful

Caregiving Emotions – Feeling Resentful

Do feel like your not valued as a caregiver and frustrated or unappreciated. Many times you may struggle with the emotions of feeling resentful. Some days can be tough when you are caring for another person. Some days you feel like throwing in the towel and saying ‘ I’m so done We all have hard …

Caregiving Quotes That Soothe The Soul

Caregiving quotes that are inspirational and touch your heart plus soothe your soul are the gift that keeps on giving.  I hope these caregiving quotes make your day a little better. Share them with your family and friends to show them how much you appreciate them. Caregiving isn’t easy, and many times it feels like it …

Dementia Books For Children

Dementia books for children. Dementia is a difficult subject to understand for adults. So just imagine what it’s like for children to comprehend all the changes in their grandparents and loved ones.   Below is a listing of my recommended reads for children and the tough topic dementia. Weeds in Nana’s Garden: A heartfelt story of love that helps …

10 secrets of being a caregiver

I have been a caregiver for many different families and its true every day you learn something new. Not only from the person your caring for but you learn so much about yourself and all the patience you have in your little finger. Challenges arise every day and if you don’t have great problem-solving skills …