Category Archives: Reflection

Posts that provide a reflection or meaningful thought on caregiving, Alzheimer’s disease, and end-of-life.

Is it music therapy or not?

I have been talking a lot about “music therapy” especially in regards to my role as a full-time, live-in care giver for my mom. I used music every day as part of the care she received at home. I experienced … Continue reading

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Going off of hospice

It is fairly easy to find hospice services when you need them. But you can be left high and dry if you ever leave the hospice program. In August 2013, after several hospitalizations and health issues related to lung cancer … Continue reading

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The diagnosis

Even thought it has been just over seven years since we received “the diagnosis” that day is still fresh in my mind. A few weeks earlier, as I accompanied my mom to a clinic appointment with her family practice physician, … Continue reading

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