Kayla Cook, RN, and owner of Caring Excellence Personalized Home Care Service, offers a few suggestions on how to keep your loved ones socially engaged while maintaining social distancing. • Take your loved one out for a drive. • Set up a few social drive-bys with some … [Read more...] about Caregiver Circle: Stay Engaged
During stressful times, it helps to be able to reach out for comfort foods. Donuts have always been that special treat that can make just about anyone smile, and the folks at North Lime Coffee & Donuts put forth every effort to not only prepare delicious treats from scratch … [Read more...] about Treats Around Town: Donut Comfort
Do we think it’s weak to need a break? Do we ignore the need to recharge our batteries? Responsibility for our own lives requires us to recognize the need to restore our energy. A good way to check our energy level is to observe our breathing and our movement. Many of us … [Read more...] about Do You Need a Break?
Knowing what to do for a loved one you suspect may have dementia can be tricky — especially with the onset of COVID-19 — but April Stauffer, community outreach coordinator with the Alzheimer’s Association, has some suggestions for making the process easier. Although hospitals are … [Read more...] about Is Your Loved One’s Memory Fading?
I am always trying to figure out myself and life itself. My goal has always been to be like an old folk song we used to sing in church: “To be alive and feeling free, to have everyone in our family, to be alive in every way. Oh, how great it is, to be alive!” There have been many … [Read more...] about Dealing With Pandemic COVID-19 and More