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'Twas the night before Christmas, When all through the house A caregiver was scurrying, Caring for her dear spouse more

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A hedge row stitches suede sky to prairie patches. I brake for a weathered truck and read the “eat beef” bumper sticker. My pulse slows as Public Radio plays Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring. more

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Many of us live far away from our families. The holidays are times when we reconnect with our loved ones. Holidays are an opportunity to take an objective look at how the seniors in our families are coping. more

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The threat of the holidays being right around the corner strikes instant fear, terror and major stress into the hearts of almost everyone. However, there is hope for caregivers to enjoy the holiday season and still mak more

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The holidays also are a time that can be particularly challenging for a caregiver. It is a time during which the changes in one’s life are highlighted and there are additional demands placed upon on an already stressed life. more

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It’s the holidays, “the most wonderful time of the year.” While this season is a time for us to celebrate life and our many blessings, stress can exist. I am a firm believer in living each day to the fullest and making each moment count, more

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That’s my dad with his beautiful snow-white curls framed by the lake. He still knows me, but the last stroke left him in a wheelchair, in an adult family home, and with dementia. His love of 65 years has been gone for almost two years now. more

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Every year, the media bombards us with advertisements showing the “happy family” gathering for the holidays. People from different generations are together, having a wonderful time, sharing traditions of old and creating new ones as well. more

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Caregivers may have unusually high expectations during holidays and special occasions. You may feel enormous pressure to make this time especially significant. more

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