Remember and Celebrate

Category: Caregiving for Elderly Parents aka “Blessing Journey”

October 3, 2011

Blessing Journey Part 2 – A tribute to My “Village”

I will never forget: *  My husband, Galen  who loves my parents as his own and is my rock when I am falling apart. No one could have it better than I do when it comes to a spouse who honors his in-laws. *  Cousin Janet who kept me from flying apart by phone from Virginia  when...

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October 2, 2011

The “Blessing Journey” – Lessons Learned Part 1

It’s been two years since mom died.  Earlier in the spring of 2009, when I was so overwhelmed with the care of my parents, and feeling very alone I read an article in “O Magazine” that gave me hope. One of the suggestions had to do with making sure I had “a village” to help...

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March 25, 2009

Safety Line Attach Points and Trust

  March of 2009. Mom has just been admitted to hospice care. I am on my way to see Carol and the kids and I am so afraid of all that is ahead. I don’t know how I will manage her care. It seems very overwhelming. I am sitting on the plane waiting for take-off,...

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