Memories and Thanksgiving

Memories and Thanksgiving

Memories and Thanksgiving Take Time to Cherish Yours By: Karin Pauly Thanksgiving is a bittersweet time of year for me now. As I get older, I notice and am thankful for so many of the little things. The aroma of our meals, the beauty of our landscape, and the hugs and...
Thank You for Caring

Thank You for Caring

Thank you for Caring You Do the Most Important Work in the World Author: Karin Pauly National Family Caregiver’s Month November is National Family Caregiver’s month, a time to recognize and honor family and “informal” caregivers, the work they do, and to raise...
Housing and Long-Term Care for Your Loved One

Housing and Long-Term Care for Your Loved One

Housing and Long-Term Care for Your Loved One What are the options and what do they mean? by: Karin Pauly As you care for your loved one, or are preparing for your own future, there are a multitude of housing options and additional support for activities of daily...
Make Your Home Safe Now

Make Your Home Safe Now

Make your home safe – BEFORE you have to by Karin Pauly Most people want to stay in their home for as long as possible before going into Assisted Living or a Long-Term Care facility. This is understandable as it is the place they feel comfortable, are surrounded by...
Driving and Your Loved One

Driving and Your Loved One

When is it time to stop driving and how do you approach it? By: Karin Pauly Begin with understanding that for many of us, driving is important because it represents independence and control. We drive to engage in social activities, go to work, and take care of daily...
Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver Burnout

Take Care of You, Your Health is at Risk By: Karin Pauly Let’s face it, caregiving is hard work! Really, really hard. In fact, I believe it is one of the most challenging roles in the world. I discovered during my journey of caregiving there were many who just...