Pay Attention at the Holidays!

Pay Attention at the Holidays!

Pay Attention at the Holidays! “What’s the matter with Mom?” Debbie asked angrily. She was upset because her mother-in-law, Ruth, had not remembered her birthday in October and now, when asked what to bring for Thanksgiving dinner, seemed to have no idea what she was...
Gift Giving

Gift Giving

Gift Giving Since you are reading my blog, it is likely you have someone in your life that is not in good health. You certainly know the time, money and effort it takes to care for them. You also know the pain and heartache of watching when they struggle or suffer or...
Why Healthcare Advocacy?

Why Healthcare Advocacy?

Why Healthcare Advocacy? When I told a new acquaintance I’m a Healthcare Advocate, she commentated that she’d never need someone like me. “I have my husband if I get sick and he has me. Besides that, we have our grown kids to help.” She might be right. For her sake I...
Visiting Our Memories

Visiting Our Memories

Visiting Our Memories When I asked a gentleman whose mother is in a skilled nursing facility where I visit why he rarely comes to see her, he said, “I can’t stand to visit mom! She barely remembers me and there’s nothing to say to her. She doesn’t care what’s going on...