Archive for the Caregiver Support Tag

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Ho, ho, ho, and happy new year

Holidays bring stress. That’s a fact, at least in my family. But we’re a battle-tested group, small but mighty, combat-proven over the last four years of war against cancer. But the holidays seem to always know our weaknesses. This year it was my weakness that was exploited. After not being under the weather for four years, I was finally felled
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Welcome to the Progressive Blog Party!

  Recently, I was lucky enough to find a website called Caregiving.com. It’s dedicated to caregivers and caregiving, hence the catchy title. In all honesty, I can tell you that I have sought refuge there on tough days, and hopefully, I’ve left words of encouragement on others. It provides great value to me by reminding me I am not alone.
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The Screaming Need for Silence

  I love my wife dearly, and I take my duties as her primary caregiver very seriously, almost religiously. I also have a full-time job in the computer geek world, a part-time job in the music world, and a passion for writing that demands its own pound of my flesh. When I am in balance, I can handle those responsibilities
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Everyday, Everynight, and Neverday

Today is “Kiss a Caregiver Day!” Of course, the date can be arbitrary since any day qualifies as kiss a caregiver day, and please believe me that kisses and hugs are greatly appreciated on any day. But keep in mind, while the world is filled with good intentions, caregivers get it done. Caregiving is not about the good days versus
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