Tag Archives: family caregiving

  1. Fitness For The Life Cycle

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    June 5, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    If severe illness limits mobility, what do you do? If sitting is the safest place besides bed, how do you …
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  2. A Parkinson’s Trip

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    August 24, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    You’ve heard it before, “Hate the war, love the warrior”; “hate the process, love the results?” Adapted for Parkinson’s, it …
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  3. 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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  4. You vs Parkinson’s In The Octagon

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    December 3, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    The fight you don’t want, but you don’t make the schedule. This is a fight everyone loses.  You didn’t ask for …
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  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. 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. 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. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Washington Cares

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    October 22, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    NURTURING HEALTH REFORM When you need a doctor, you need a doctor.  Not a social worker or advocate when the …
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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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