Unconditional Love – It Isn’t Always Easy

Unconditional Love – It Isn’t Always Easy

You might think you always offer unconditional love to the people in your world, but I beg to differ.  We all need help in that department.  We must, however, strive to offer that kind of AGAPE love to our loved ones with dementia.  It is DIFFICULT!  But it is...

Hospice Or In-Home Care?

Hospice Or In-Home Care?

Marnie, a listener to our podcast, wrote in regarding her caregiving journey.  She had several questions about the differences between hospice care and in-home care.  Maybe you are wondering the same thing?  I hope this episode will shed some light on the services...

Complaining and My Ulcer!

Complaining and My Ulcer!

  We are a society of complainers.  Complaining goes back as far as time.  Maybe we should think about how effective complaining is in our day-to-day life.   Just my...

Hypoxia and Dementia

Hypoxia and Dementia

I have learned Momma's recent "episode" where she almost died might have been due to "hypoxia".  Hypoxia is lack of oxygen.  Considering Momma is living with late-stage Alzheimer's, this makes sense.  The brain needs oxygen!!  When it does not receive the oxygen, bad...

She Almost Died Last Friday!

She Almost Died Last Friday!

(YES, I know she is GORGEOUS!!) Friday at 5PM the phone call came that changed my life.  That phone call changed my dementia caregiving experience.  That phone call tore my heart into pieces.  That phone made me call on The Lord in a mighty way.  But God showed great...

PTSD and Dementia

PTSD and Dementia

Does Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder result in dementia?  YES!  My brother-in-law, Ernie, has PTSD from his service to our country.  Life is difficult and sad for him.  He finds very little pleasure in anything.  His dementia is different from that of my mother who has...

Grace Equals Loving Kindness

Grace Equals Loving Kindness

What is GRACE?  A recent sermon stated, "Grace equals loving kindness".  That immediately made me think of the hundreds of thousands of caregivers who are offering loving kindness to those they care for each day.  It is a way of showing God's grace!  I hope you...

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