Caregiving

October 13, 2014

Lifted in Prayer

A dear friend has been sick for many, many years.  She recently went through a serious surgery.  I mentioned to someone that I was planning a […]
October 20, 2014

Being “Present” With Someone Who is Ill

I been thinking a lot about the best ways to being present when someone is seriously ill.  As simple as it may seem, the key is […]
November 13, 2014

I am coming up to the 20th anniversary of my beloved father, Jerry Atkins’s death.  Born in 1921, he died in 1994.  He had Alzheimer’s Disease […]
December 5, 2014

Concentric Circles of Caregiving

A large focus of my work and mission revolves around helping caregivers understand the value of self care, and to guide them toward positive and helpful […]
March 14, 2015

Self-Care for Caregivers

It is well-recognized that patients with long-term illnesses such as terminal cancer or Alzheimer’s Disease go through phases of inevitable decline. Transition into a new phase […]