Tag Archives: elderly

  1. Wrestling A Killer

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    February 17, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Read The Warning A friend of DG’s B&B has been around the last few days after an unexplained absence. His …
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  2. In The Beginning

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    December 14, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    by David Gillaspie (originally posted on oregonsportsnews.com) The question of whether leaders are born or made is pointless to sports fans. …
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  3. We Love Them Because

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    September 26, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Veteran readers have a grip on what DG’s B&B is all about. They find a sports take, an education shake, …
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  4. 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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  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. Wrestling With Story

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    September 14, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (please visit http://uphillwriting.org/) If experience makes a better story, then telling that story is less about story; it’s about the amazing experience, …
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. AMERICAN ANGEL

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    July 20, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    IS PRIMARY CAREGIVING WASTED ON THE AFFLICTED? If you haven’t been there, then you’ve heard the story: someone’s health takes …
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  10. PARKINSON’S COACH

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    June 30, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    shakeittillwemakeit.com I participated in my children’s’ sports and didn’t go crazy.  After one season watching kindergarten rec league soccer from the …
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  11. Education, The Physical Part

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    June 30, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    How does it work out that every time schools have a shortage of funds, PE, art, and music get targeted …
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  12. Take Me To The (Care) Station

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    November 24, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    A MAX ANGEL SINGS OUT Every culture expresses their reverence for life by their care for one another.  The most …
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Falling Through Option Gaps

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    November 2, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    WHERE IT SHOWS, WHERE IT DOESN’T Football on television always shows the sidelines of the winners and the losers.  Look closely and …
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  18. Care Views

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    October 30, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    WHAT YOU SEE AND WHAT YOU DON’T What You See:  In a grocery store juice aisle a middle aged man hands two quarts of V-8 …
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  19. Check The Clock

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    October 15, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    TEN SECONDS, TEN SECONDS From the outside looking in, all caregiving stories end the same; someone runs out of time.  …
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  20. Morning Formation

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    October 10, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    CHECK DOWN   The VA hospital asks a few things of its patients.  One is showing up.  If you’re a …
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