Care After Losing a Loved One One widow shares "When your loved one dies, as a caregiver, there is suddenly a big hole in your life. It feels almost like a vortex and you become immobilized. It is hard to make decisions and you lose your groundedness." "It is invaluable to have a trusted family … Continue reading Care After Losing a Loved One
By Jacqueline Marcell, Author of ‘Elder Rage’ http://www.ElderRage.com For eleven years I pleaded with my obstinate elderly father to allow a caregiver to help him with my ailing mother, but after 55 years of loving each other he adamantly insisted on taking care of her himself. Every caregiver I hired to help him called in … Continue reading Caring for Aging Parents: Elder Rage & Alzheimer’s
Washington University offers courses for senior adults 55+on many different subjects. There are no course credits and you may take as many as you want in a quarter. To find out more, contact 314-935-4237. Katie Compton is Exec. Dir. The Lifelong Learning Institute is located at 9 N. Jackson in Clayton, MO. Classes meet at … Continue reading Lifelong Learning Institute
Guest Bloggers: Heidi J. Pollard, RN, MSN and C. Alec Pollard, Ph.D. Some people visit their doctor at the first sign of a physical symptom; others may wait till the symptoms interfere with their daily routine. Then there is a group of sufferers who seldom avail themselves of professional help, even when the problem … Continue reading Someone I Care About Is Not Not Dealing With His OCD: What Can I Do About It?
Guest Bloggers: Heidi J. Pollard, RN, MSN and C. Alec Pollard, Ph.D. 12-year-old Jill is late for a family gathering and getting more frustrated by the minute. She and her parents have been waiting in the car for half an hour while her brother checks every corner of his room to be certain nothing has … Continue reading Families of OCD Sufferers Seldom Get The Help They Need: Why They Don’t and Why They Should