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Memory Lane is a sweet tale about a missed opportunity to learn some history and some guidance for others not to do the same. How about some conversation starters for one generation to another.
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Are you a caregiver? Feeling frustrated, helpless, tired, even angry about your situation? And maybe you also feel guilty for having those feelings? You are not alone. None of these feelings are unusual, given the circumstances.
Moving to an assisted living community, particularly as a single person, can feel reminiscent of the high school cafeteria at your new school. Where do I sit? Who do I talk to? Is there a friendly welcoming face in this crowd? Who will teach me the ropes?
What typically happens on Valentine’s Day? We focus on those we love. Maybe this year, if you are a caregiver you could imagine directing some of that love toward yourself as well?
Marypat Habermas is a Doctor of Pharmacy and a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, Certified MTM pharmacist. She has 20 year history of older adult medication expertise and specializes with older adults, diabetes, fall risk reduction, hospital admission risk reduction and nursing home admission risk reduction. Marypat is a clinical pharmacist who works with older adults to ensure medications are safe, effective, and optimal for individual health.
Sherry Picker, MSW is has been working in Elder Care Services for 15 years. Her background includes counseling, support group facilitating, Geriatric Care Management and she currently works in Home Care at Paradise Home Health Care and All the Best (Medicare Agency). She is also a volunteer with the South Palm Beach County Chapter of the National Parkinson Foundation.