You are never as helpless as you may feel.

You are never as helpless as you may feel.

When I first learned of my wife’s dementia, I felt as though both of our worlds had come to an end. I felt utterly helpless in the face of this diagnosis. So often our minds race to the future, painting a picture that leaves us feeling completely...
Getting yelled at feels awful!

Getting yelled at feels awful!

When your loved one lashes out at you it can really hurt, even though you know they can’t help it. Do you take a moment to respond or do you react without taking a moment to pause?...
Trauma is part of being human.

Trauma is part of being human.

Trauma does not mean always that we endured a major horror in life. It’s part of everyday living.    So, what does that mean for you? What are the daily traumas that may be true for you as a care partner? It may be that you can’t seem to get that call...

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