Monthly Archives: September 2013

When a Family Caregiver Needs Sick Time…

Do family caregivers get sick time?  That has been my internal question this past week as I tried to do everything while feeling under the weather.  I was hit hard and fast with the bug that is going through my community this week.  … Continue reading

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Planning for my Winter Vacation

The weather is starting to change, and my thoughts are turning to the next season – and the next – as I plan (or worry) about what happens next. I wrote before about how I have found Companions to watch … Continue reading

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Follow Up on Home Health Nurse

Recently I wrote about dad’s dizzy spells and how the doctor referred a home health nurse to come and check on him. The home health nurse visited dad several times a week for three weeks.  When I went to see … Continue reading

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