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Would You Please Help Me Become A Better Caregiver?

When I get something (some caregiving attribute) correct tell me about it (reiterate)  so that I can figure out what was right and I’ll try to do that again. If I made a mistake and I did something wrong (incorrectly) please … Continue reading

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Until further considerations are made, all future posts will be only those which reflect positive and upbeat attitudes.

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Dragnet

What we’ve got can’t be taken away. It is not something on which desires are answered yet it is truly something! Most likely it won’t be lost or abandoned but of this we can’t be certain. In this awesome warp-speed age, how long … Continue reading

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Caregiving Is Link Dancing

Here are a few mental snapshots of responses to opportunities for caregiving: I think I’ll sit this one out. I don’t like that song. I’ll try it but I’m not going to be the first. I’m not good at this. … Continue reading

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Transition

As I am “Looking Back” at my transition to becoming a better Caregiver I wonder two things. First, what is it about Bat Guano that attracts remarks like “Thank you very much for contributing a best comment!” Who is on … Continue reading

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I don’t have time for that…

When your answer to those requesting you become a better caregiver is made too hurriedly… If you can’t listen because you already wasted consideration on this before now… After it becomes obvious the only good end for a situation is … Continue reading

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Caregiving adds stress to relationships.

Whether or not the caregiver knows it, the added stress of caregiving will tax their existing relationships.  This means that siblings, parents, children, other relatives, friends, and and strangers may observe moments when the caregiver is out of his mind … Continue reading

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