Tag Archives: caregiver

  1. 7 Ways To Tell If Your Family Hates You Enough

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    July 19, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    It Starts Early (edited after being told on)   0.  Are you the right gender? Check early pictures to see …
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  2. When You Care

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    June 25, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    When you care about something, you can pretend it’s not about you.  But it is.  You choose to care. When …
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  3. Paws For A Cause

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    April 27, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Your Parkinson’s Primer With Parkinson’s in your life, the sun feels like it’s on a dimmer switch. You don’t slide …
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  4. Highlights From The C-Section

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    November 24, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Excerpt from Pegg in Wrestling With Care   “As I read this piece, I felt as though I had gone back in time. …
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  5. 7 Signs Of A Bad Caregiver

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    October 26, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    A Dark Parody 1.  You Don’t Smoke?  If you want to create empathy with a loved one, light up.  You’re a …
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  6. LIFE @ (or above) 50

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    August 30, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (written for http://blog.aarp.org/shaarpsession/2010/08/blog_your_way_to_orlando_with.html) AARP Orlando @ 50 conference will be a ripping success no matter who blogs the event.  When a group …
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  7. Wrestling With Reason

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    August 4, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    or A Reason To Wrestle My best friend from high school and ever after talked about being in shape.  Since …
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  8. The Mick Says

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    July 11, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    If you didn’t know anything about sports and saw this shot, you’d be a baseball fan.  Mickey Mantle could do …
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  9. Medically Sound Coaching

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    July 2, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    FOR PARKINSON’S My oldest son Tyler saw my approach to dealing with his grandfather’s Parkinson’s and called it ‘not medically …
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  10. Family Fight

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    June 15, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Kids may not want their parents at every practice and every wrestling match.  They want their own time.  But I wanted to …
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  11. Caregiver’s Corner Technique: Dry

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    June 9, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    If you are involved with your family, you may become a caregiver.  That’s not a statement as much as it …
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  12. A Kind Of Care

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    May 14, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Most of us are wired to care about something.  Some need a television commercial to identify their care subject.  For …
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  13. Troubles

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    April 23, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    When is poor health, hygiene and diet a plea for help instead of a lifestyle choice?  It depends on how …
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  14. Wrestler’s Remedy

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    March 17, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    I’m not a dentist but I pull teeth, wrestling teeth.  If you are a wrestler, or an ex-wrestler, I’ll find …
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  15. The Cost Of Care

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    December 21, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    CODE CHECK FOR FUN AND SAVINGS by David Gillaspie A guest at DG’s B&B Christmas party came on crutches.  Broken foot?  …
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  16. Bystander Care, Making A Difference

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    November 25, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    WHAT DO YOU DO? A little boy in Portland, Oregon went home with his dad after being accidentally left on a train platform.  A …
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  17. Wrestling Powers

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    November 17, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    IT ALWAYS MATTERS The man in the hospital bed was not the man who gave his step-daughter to me at our wedding.  The …
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  18. The Cycle

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    November 13, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    WITH GENTLE CARE Ask any family caregiver who’s gone for the cycle to recall their best memory.  Just one.  If they cared …
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  19. Love Means Caring

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    November 12, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    AND THE OTHER WAY AROUND The family caregiver rolls through the day with a partner if their loved one is married.  It’s a sandwich …
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  20. Applied Caregiving

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    November 9, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    IN A WORLD OF HURT   What is the common response when asked “How are you?” Most agree that, “Fine.  How …
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