Tag Archives: gratitude

Fun is relevant to each individual

Today was the ‘Big Day’ that my client and I have been planning on for a matter of weeks. We went to an antique store (something very near and dear to my client’s heart) to shop for all things Christmas. … Continue reading

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Saw an elder angel today (Posted late on 06/22 from 06/20)

I am so happy that every two weeks I get to visit a nearly-96-year-old angel. She is so cut and so funny. I just love to see her and spend time with her! The great thing is that this woman … Continue reading

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Joy has spread clean through me! (Posted late on 06/19 from 06/17)

I worked quite hard this morning cooking, doing laundry and helping to clean and organize a bedroom for my morning clients. This afternoon, the joy spread clean through me as I was once again able to visit (albeit for only … Continue reading

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A sad yet expected day (Posted late on 06/13 from 06/11)

Earlier this week, I was told that one of my clients would be going into extended care for the rest of her normal life. I knew that this day was coming, but we have yet to nail down a firm … Continue reading

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I shook two veterans’ hands today

As an elderly caregiver, you just never know who you will have the privilege of getting to care for. I am entirely blessed to have not one but two U.S. Military veterans that I serve. One of my two veterans … Continue reading

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Good to see my WWII vet again

I love when I walk into a client’s home and a smile spreads across their face. I love the fact that I get to do some hard work that will help their life to be that much more organized and … Continue reading

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A beautiful day in Lilacia and Adams Parks (Posted late on 05/17/2015 from 05/15/2015)

I love the simplicity of some elders’ minds. All they envision all around them is beauty and they are grateful for whatever it is that they get to see. Sometimes the confusion steps in the way, but ordinarily this is … Continue reading

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Love, love and more love

Each day for the past couple of weeks, my clients and their family members have reached out to me to see if I needed any help and to offer their services to me. I guess the fact that I show … Continue reading

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Thinking about the week ahead – a week of thanks (Posted late on 11/24 from 11/23)

Today I was able to work on my sewing – which I am always grateful for. I think as this week progresses, I will be more and more grateful with each passing day. After all, I am very lucky indeed! … Continue reading

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Good news to be thankful for

Many times when a change occurs in a senior’s physical characteristics, the questions that mount up in their mind weigh heavily. It is a great day when a doctor confirms that the issue is nothing to worry about – just … Continue reading

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