Monthly Archives: April 2013

Caring for the Care Giver

Many of us are Care givers for family members.  We spend a lot of time and mental energy on this effort.  We know that research shows caregivers are less healthy and have shorter lives than non care givers, but still … Continue reading

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Very Inspiring Blogger Award and WordPress Family Award

Today I am going to attempt to catch up on a neglected post.  Kate Swaffer from “Creating Life With Words” nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award on March 24th –  and I haven’t had time to respond yet. … Continue reading

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More on Dad’s Shoes

Previously I wrote a post about dad refusing to wear his shoes.  I was frustrated that I couldn’t see for myself what the problem was since he had perfectly good shoes when I left.  It turns out he still has … Continue reading

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Sexual Behaviors in an Assisted Living Facility

Yesterday I wrote about how dad got in trouble over the weekend by shouting and cursing at his medical aide when she told him he could not make out with his lady friend on the sofa in the lounge. This … Continue reading

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Dad Gets in Trouble for Making Out on the Sofa!

I have been at home about a week now and have visited dad several times.  I noticed that dad’s lady friend, Mary, was with him every time I came. Sunday dad was sitting by Mary when I came in.  I … Continue reading

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I’m Back and Behind Again

I’m sure many of you are wondering if I dropped off the face of the earth.  I have been thinking about you all but somehow couldn’t get to writing my blog. I will pick up where I was still in … Continue reading

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