I have heard the word "Caregiver" plenty of times and never did I think that the word would apply to me. I used to think that people became caregivers later in life, however I am fortunate enough to be one at 33. Becoming a caregiver out of the blue at a time when you are … Continue reading Misstakenid’s Caregiver Tips
When your parent reaches a certain age, like 69, you start to wonder about their health and well being. Well due some events in the past year my Dad, I affectionately refer to as "The Old Man", had a life changing event take place. He became an amputee. So, let me tell you...when someone becomes … Continue reading The Old Man Tales:Falling…It’s OK if you can get up. “
I have seen all of the talk about Meals on Wheels and how some people don't think that this is an important program. Well here is my take on it. I will be honest before last year I wasn't really sure what Meals on Wheels was, I knew that you could volunteer with them and … Continue reading Meals on Wheels: It is important to me.
Can you imagine being half way across the country and receiving a call that says, "Hey, they are taking me to Emergency Surgery in the morning." This happened June 2, 2016. I was in Dallas, TX and was supposed to get on a flight to come home in the morning. (Keep in mind that I … Continue reading VA Chronicles with The Old Man:The beginning
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