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  • Five Benefits of Caregiver Support Groups When life is busy, we are reluctant to add one more thing to do or be a part of. The typical family caregiver already has a full plate between taking care of the affairs of their own family and their work, and juggling their caregiving responsibilities. So why should a ... Continue Reading
  • I Will Choose to Be Thankful The following is a piece I wrote back in 2015 about applying the practice of giving thanks to the experience of loving someone with Alzheimer’s disease. November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, and National Family Caregivers’ Month, so I thought it fitting to share ... Continue Reading
  • Connecting Caregivers Through Art This week, family caregivers created natural wreaths as part of our Caregiver Art Support Group that meets monthly at the New Hanover County Senior Resource Center. What a fun time of providing respite through creativity! This is one of our favorite ways to give back to our ... Continue Reading
  • The Power of Photos Photographs can play a powerful role in the lives of seniors for a number of different reasons. Many people are familiar with the role they play in allowing seniors to reminisce and stay connected to people and memories from their past. Individual and family snapshots also ... Continue Reading