Monthly Archives: August 2021

31 08, 2021

Downsizing and decluttering

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Does death make it any easier?I've heard it said some of the most emotionally taxing moments in life include moving, divorce and death.The dark irony, is that for many family caregivers the ‘moving and death’ parts can end up going hand in hand. Just call it stress x 2!A loved one dies and survivors are ...

28 08, 2021

Power to the people…seriously!

By |2021-08-28T00:00:00-07:00 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Helping elders and disabled stay plugged in**NOTE: As of Monday, October 11th, 2021, your contributor is experiencing a local Public Safety Power Shutoff. I am grateful to have a generator to provide emergency power for some small household items (coffee/food/water). If you missed this article... now might be a good time for review. Be safe ...

24 08, 2021

Magical numbers in the sky

By |2021-08-24T00:00:00-07:00 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Maybe life is just a BINGO game...Some of the most vivid memories from my childhood involve donuts.Not just any donuts… but those sweet treats from Winchell’s Donuts. My favorite were the cake donuts with chocolate frosting and multi-colored sprinkles.Courtesy: Adobe StockWhen you are a child, waking up to discover a box filled with sugary delights ...

18 08, 2021

Caregiving Orientation

By |2021-08-18T00:00:00-07:00 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Let the learning begin!Welcome to the Keeping it REAL Caregiving newsletter and glad you are here!I call it REAL caregiving because as we roll forward, we are going to talk about some of the nitty-gritty aspects of being a caregiver. I know. I have lived the role.Be sure to SUBSCRIBE NOW so you don't miss ...

18 08, 2021

Caregiving 101: Are you a family caregiver?

By |2021-08-18T00:00:00-07:00 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Embracing a new roleWelcome to the Keeping it REAL Caregiving Newsletter and thanks for joining the tribe!If you missed our debut article, not to worry because we are going to make sure we start this journey from the beginning delivering you some of the basics.The goal of Keeping it REAL Caregiving, or KIRC, is to ...

17 08, 2021

Welcome to Keeping it REAL Caregiving

By |2021-08-17T00:00:00-07:00 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

News, Information & Inspiration for Family CaregiversKeeping it REAL Caregiving, or as we like to say KIRC, is here to help educate, inform, raise awareness and provide advocacy tools for you and your family to begin thinking about the reality of family caregiving.Subscribe NOW to join a growing tribe of individuals who are here to ...

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