Tag Archive for 'caregiver'

It’s been awhile since the last installment of The Caregiver Series, and for that I apologize.  It’s challenging enough to generate fresh, new content for you all but getting all my ducks in a row to reach out and follow-up with contributors is an extra layer of complicated. Before my vacation, we talked a bit […]

It’s been Mom’s fear for awhile now.  As she is Dad’s 24/7 caregiver, she has a nagging fear … “What will I do with him if I get sick?” She’s had colds from time to time, but in the nearly five years since his stroke, she hasn’t faced a really scary situation where she just […]

If you’ve ever spent any time with a loved one in the hospital, you know how uncomfortable it can be.  The chairs are hard, the rooms are usually filled with artificial light, there is a constant barrage of noise and odor.  If your loved one has a short stay, it’s certainly bearable.  But, if you […]

Last week, we met Katie Timp who shared her father’s ALS diagnosis.  This week, Katie offers more of her family’s journey with this illness. As you may recall from last week, Katie received a graduate school scholarship that contractually bound her to remain in New York City upon graduation.  Faced with her father’s diagnosis, she […]