Blog & Resources

Why I Started Coaching for Caregivers

I think one of the hardest things I’ve ever done was to find the proper balance between managing my career with my growing family. As women, we try to do it all and most ...

I Was a Child Caregiver

I remember coming home from school soon after I turned 12 years old, and finding my mom lying in bed, covered in sweat, writhing in her sleep, and moaning. The room was dark ...

Managing the Emotions of Caregiving

Did you know one of the most difficult skills an Alzheimer’s caregiver has to learn is how to become a Juggler? Although you and I can’t see the various balls they&r...

Delivering a Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease

Receiving a probable diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease can bring even the strongest to their knees. It has the power to knock the world right off its axis and will leave in its w...

All Is Not Lost ~ Ways to Reconnect With Your Loved One

When I arrived at Ed’s house, it was only two in the afternoon and Ed was just sitting there in his wheelchair, eyes closed and in complete and total silence. His paid car...

Mom, We Need To Talk

It’s not easy to sit down with your mom to have the talk. No, not the talk she had with you when you were young and horribly embarrassed because she insisted on havin...

If You Can't Keep Your Promise ~ The Nursing Home Decision

All of us make promises to those we love and some of our promises can span the course of a lifetime. There are promises we keep, and promises that as the years go by, we have no ch...