The Fine Line

As caregivers, we know that we walk a fine line most of the time. We are constantly making decisions between 2 things, some of which are consequential, and others that are trivial. And at times it is exhausting! We must decide:           How much to assist our loved one. Should we let them dress themselves,Continue reading “The Fine Line”

Of Mantras and Music

To encourage and support those who care for a loved one with Parkinson’s Disease or any other chronic or degenerative disease – that is my goal. Of Mantras (a statement or slogan repeated frequently) People ask me how we have made it so long dealing with a disease like PD. My answer is 3 wordsContinue reading “Of Mantras and Music”

What to do when the Lights Go Out!

The purpose of my blog is always to encourage and support those who care for a loved one with Parkinson’s Disease or some other chronic or degenerative disease. This week I bring you observations from a power outage. In the area where I live, we lose power about once a week. Usually it is justContinue reading “What to do when the Lights Go Out!”

Living on an Island

I have always wondered what it would be like to live on an island – the kind where the only access was a ferry. Maybe this would be a private island whose only structure was my house. Whatever I wanted in terms of supplies would have to be carried in on the ferry. And ifContinue reading “Living on an Island”