Care Giving

Your Great Commission

  Somewhere on your TV band every Christmas, you will find It’s a Wonderful Life, starring James Stewart and Donna Reed. Since 1946, the story of a man ready to jump the bridge because he felt his life was a dismal failure turns out to be one of hope and joy....

Home Sweet Home

Photo by Pixels Today’s blog is by guest blogger, James Hall of Home | Senior Care Fitness Tips for Setting Up Your Home for a Senior Loved One When your senior loved one is about to move in with you, there are certain steps you’ll want to take that are necessary to...

Sculptor in Chief

One Christmas, my daughter-in-law gave Gene and me our own pens. Before we could ask why, she grinned and said, “I’m tired of hearing “MINE!” from you. We laughed because we knew just what this sibling among seven meant. As only children, Gene and I never had to share...

Adult Child, not Parent

Several years ago, I wrote this article, which was published in Hope for Women Magazine, about how devastating it is for someone to lose control over their lives. It is as true today as it was then. I learned then that you cannot, and should not try, to parent your...

Family Problem Solving

When I was growing up as an only child, I envied my friends with siblings. “You have built-in playmates,” I would say. Quite a few of them looked at me as if I were crazy. Later, as a caregiver for both my parents, I again envied that sibling relationship. How nice it...