Birthday

Are there rewards to caregiving?

If you’re a caregiver for a loved one you might question if there are any rewards to caregiving.  You juggle many tasks and you sacrifice each day for the person you’re caring for and you wonder if it’s appreciated.  You become withdrawn from family and friends. You might even lose your professional job.  You become…

Nurses Hat

At Home Medical Care

If you’re a caregiver to a bedridden loved one you know how difficult it is to transport them.  In the beginning of my Mother’s health issues the only way she could be transported was by ambulance – – and that cost us $700 a trip.  She needed to have constant medical care and with the…

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Private Conversation

A Baby…Maybe? We are sitting at lunch when my friend casually mentions that she and her husband are thinking of starting a family.  We’re taking a survey, she says, half-joking.  “Do you think I should have a baby?” I say carefully, and with keeping my tone neutral, “it will change your life”. I know, she…