What kinds of problems do you have setting boundaries? Setting boundaries is hard. It is for me. I suspect it is for most people. Most of us want people to like us. I find there isn’t enough “me” to go around. Admittedly, this is not one of my strengths, but they are skills I need […]
Where to Find and Order Stuff:
Links to caregiver books and products that can make your life as easier. Books I have found helpful and where I order supplies with links if possible. Easily find items you need. I order a lot of things from Amazon because we are in a rural location. It is much easier for me than going to the store. Also, it is easy to find specialty items. I order adult diapers, bed pads, adult night diapers, disposable wash clothes, adult bibs, wheelchair and walker accessories and compression socks online. I hope having a source will prove helpful to you. Some items I get from specialty health equipment and supply stores.
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In the beginning: Our caregiving journey began over eight years ago. Mom had/has multiple, complex, health problems. Dad was trying to care for her by himself. Keeping her medications straight, trying to shop and cook–with toast the height of his culinary skills–was beyond him. They were living on lattes and pastries from a nearby specialty […]
Our Story–The Jam Sandwich The term “Sandwich Generation” refers to parents caring for their elder parents with children still living at home. Our children are grown with their own families in another state. However, because we live with and care for my parents our travel is limited and we are seldom able to visit our […]