Posts Tagged ‘ Caregiving ’

When in Doubt…..Baked Goods!

July 10, 2017
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I was having dinner with a friend last night who lives far away from me.  She was telling me about her parents and caregiving. I was flattered that this very busy, corporate woman had obviously…

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Fun and Games with Healthcare!

June 9, 2017
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What better time to try and laugh than now? I’m trying….really, I am. My mom provides me with great material, although I don’t think she means to, and I don’t think she’s always happy to…

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Having Fun is Hard…..

May 19, 2017
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I have been working diligently on my new website as well as doing a wonderful amount of speaking engagements for the last three months. I am so happy with my work right now.  I think…

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Travels and travails with mom and her cat

January 7, 2016
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As frustrating as it can be to care for aging parents, there also are moments filled with hilarity — along with cat barf and poop at 35,000 feet. Here’s the story: My then-72-year-old mother is…

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Cathy Sikorski Memoir Proves Humor’s Healing Power Even in the Most Difficult Circumstances

May 11, 2015
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A caregiver requires a steady hand, nerves of steel and, as Cathy Sikorski proves, a well-developed sense of humor.  In her first book, a memoir entitled Showering With Nana: Confessions of a Serial Killer…Caregiver (HumorOutcasts…

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Best Notify My Next of Kin…This Wheel Shall Explode….Absolutley Fabulous

January 21, 2015
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The frustration level of caregiving is equal to the dropping temperatures here on the East Coast, which is at a 100 year low.  Pretty sure that’s true. Finally after spending 6 months in rehab, my…

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Medicare Open Enrollment…open season for craziness

November 6, 2014
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Have you ever had the experience as a caregiver (or even a co-worker) where you’ve been taking care of someone and they are clearly forgetting things and allowing you to have all the responsibility and power?…

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You can’t get there from here……

October 21, 2014
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For October, I wanted to write about something really scary. I picked Medicare. One of Medicare’s absurd rules is how to transport the infirm. They will pay for transport from facility to facility, but they will…

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It’s Electric!

September 16, 2014
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I have a great bunch of gals in my book club. Everyone of them is in or has been in some stage of caregiving. What are the odds? Really high. Sometimes they let me share…

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It’s not the size of the Ship……

August 11, 2014
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A ‘side effect’ of Multiple Sclerosis can be a myriad of urinary tract infections. If left unfound for even a day or two, these infections can turn ugly very quickly. In the old and infirm…

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