Monthly Archives: January 2016

senior care
21 Jan

Going the extra mile

By Donna RandallAnnie Oakley

When first I took on the role of family caregiver, my focus was clear: My mother was the care recipient and I was the family caregiver. Over a period of time, this delineation of roles became even more evident, with my mother taking a rather steep dive into dementia, while I became more experienced and

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End of Life Care Giving Permission to Let Go
14 Jan

Giving Permission to Let Go

By Donna RandallAnnie Oakley

In my experience, end of life care, helping someone through the process of dying most often is wrought with emotions. Not only are we attempting to comfort the person who is dying, but at the same time we are attempting to comfort ourselves. Oh, and let’s not forget that we are expected to communicate with and

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