Reading Time: < 1 minute I’m back! Well, I didn’t actually go anywhere but time has flown by, and I unintentionally took a sabbatical from writing as my last post […]
Fear, Fatigue, and Failure
Reading Time: < 1 minute Here is my latest article for lifeeffects.teva. I tried to explore the principle worries that cause caregivers to be in a constant state of anxiety. […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes J’s disabilities turned out to be worse and more long-lasting than initially thought and regaining independence in any activity has been challenging for her. I’m […]
Male Caregivers Deserve Better!
Reading Time: 3 minutes Okay, I get it. I’m a 60+-year-old white guy which puts me in a demographic that is clearly out of favor, on multiple fronts. Much […]
4 Tips to Avoid Control Issues
Reading Time: < 1 minute LifeEffects.teva has published my latest article: 4 Tips to Avoid Control Issues as a Caregiver. This article deals with how your inner control-freak and obsessive-compulsive […]
Family Caregivers Need the Vaccine!
Reading Time: 4 minutes Family caregivers need the vaccine sooner rather than later! Understandably, the initial rollout of two COVID-19 vaccines prioritize health care workers and residents of long-term […]
“Are You Okay?”
Reading Time: < 1 minute My latest post “Are You Okay? 3 Communication Tips for Caregivers” is published on the Life Effects caregiver site. This is an important article on […]
In Search of the Perfect Ponytail
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog is written primarily for men, and while I hope most of the articles are of interest to both men and women caregivers, this […]
Common Knowledge is Dead!
Reading Time: 4 minutes I yearn for simpler times when there were things most people believed to be true, common knowledge, even when they were not. George Washington chopped […]
Too Many Hats!?
Reading Time: 4 minutes One thing that the COVID-19 crisis has brought to the forefront is adding additional roles to the ones I was already handling before the stay-at-home […]
Staying Sane – Part 2
Reading Time: 2 minutes Here is my most latest article for Lifeeffects.teva which builds on my recent post about staying sane. I know you have many choices from which […]
Stay at Home Sucks (Less)
Reading Time: < 1 minute My neighbor and friend, David Pogue, produced a video segment for CBS Sunday Morning on using video chat, specifically Zoom, to work at home and […]
Staying Sane in an Insane Time
Reading Time: 5 minutes or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pandemic I thought I’d break away from my usual topics, in light of all that […]
How I Manage My Day
Reading Time: < 1 minute Here’s my latest article published on lifeeffects.teva that discusses how I manage my day as a caregiver. One thing I didn’t say in the article […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes As any self-respecting blogger would do, I have to jump on the Coronavirus avoidance advice bandwagon. First, remember that I am not a medical professional, […]
The Importance of Family
Reading Time: 2 minutes As we enter the holiday season, it’s important to recognize the importance of family. I’m not brazen enough to think I can add something new […]
Women Like To Have Their Faces Washed!
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog was created to discuss the difficulties of being a male caregiver, especially when the person needing care is your spouse and a female. […]
Loneliness Affects Both Survivor & Caregiver
Reading Time: 4 minutes Loneliness isolates both the survivor and the caregiver resulting in depression.
“Why Can’t I Die?”
Reading Time: 4 minutes Amazingly, the short break I intended to take back in October to recharge for the new year turned into a five-month hiatus. Now I’m back, […]
7 Tips For Male Caregivers (or Not)
Reading Time: 2 minutes A blog post about wellbeing evoked a strong insightful reaction.