Tag Archives: respect

Helping kick depression in the behind

Depression can really affect people. If you have never experienced it, you may not realize just how devastating it can possibly be – especially true if the person in question is an elder that has already been through many losses … Continue reading

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Putting another year into perspective

While many of the posts that I have submitted over this past year may seem like a lot to take in, I am doing them for the purposes of learning – for my clients and family members as well as … Continue reading

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There is still work to do on weekends

If anyone believes that weekends are for resting, they are mistaken where elderly caregivers are concerned! Weekends are a time to prepare, to shop, to make ready everything for the week ahead. Today I worked to get some money back … Continue reading

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The workers, the workers

So, I have expressed my utter disdain for convalescent centers (which used to be termed nursing homes). Part of my disdain goes toward the workers in these establishments. Okay, perhaps I am way too hard on individuals that are indeed … Continue reading

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Caregiving needs be available seven days a week

Many times a weekend means absolutely nothing to elders that are lonely and depend on their elderly caregiver. If an errand needs to be run – whether or not it is a Saturday or a Sunday – if your elderly … Continue reading

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Hate to disappoint (Posted late on 06/26 from 06/25)

I accepted a phone call today (even while on vacation) from a potential client; one that would not net me much money and could potentially cost me a lot of business because my customers would have to be moved around … Continue reading

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Clients appreciate me for me

Last night when I delivered bedding, clothing and a hot delicious meal to my clients, the lady of the household inquired about me and about my dad that has taken quite ill. I felt a warmth spread through me like … Continue reading

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