Caregiver

Waldorf Chicken Salad

Waldorf Chicken Salad

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief What You Need: 5 oz (100g) chicken, cooked, shredded or chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 1 apple, peeled, deseeded, chopped ¼ cup (40g) raisins ¼ cup (30g) walnuts, chopped 1 tbsp. mayonnaise 1 tbsp. natural...

Three Ways Moss Agate Soothes Your Soul

Three Ways Moss Agate Soothes Your Soul

By Kristen Brown During times of stress and overwhelming situations, you can easily become drained in many of your energy centers. One of the most stressful situations many people find themselves in at some point in their lives is...

It Takes a Family: a Story of Mother and Sons

It Takes a Family: a Story of Mother and Sons

By Ian Hebeisen During my junior year of high school, my dad picked me up after I finished play rehearsal. These car rides home became commonplace, except for one day in particular. I hopped into my dad’s van, and...

Caregiver Success Tips

Caregiver Success Tips

By Dr. Emily Reilly, DHSC., M.S. OTR/L, Founder/CEO Purposefully Home Family members, primarily spouses, often adjust their roles and routines to take on caregiver responsibilities. The onset and progression of cognitive decline among loved ones brings unexpected dynamics within...

Caring for the Caregiver

Caring for the Caregiver

by Kristin Steadman "There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers." Rosalynn Carter, 2012 This quote...

Avoiding Caregiver Stress & Burnout

Avoiding Caregiver Stress & Burnout

By Mackenzie Le "There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers." – Former first lady Rosalynn...

From the Editor

From the Editor

As we are rounding out the year, I felt this is the appropriate time to celebrate caregivers who often go unrecognized for their daily efforts. This issue is packed full of information with the caregiver in mind. As survivors,...

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