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May 31, 2019

What should you look for when searching for a care facility for your loved one? Here are a few of the many red flags that should send you straight out the door if you see them in a place that you are considering.

1. The smell. Yes there is going to be a lot of care bein...

May 1, 2019

"What are you doing, Carol?", said my friend Gladis. I was embarrassed to tell her that I was simply zoning out on purpose. The tiredness and depletion that occurs when you are the primary caregiver for a loved one is very different from other tiredness that we may exp...

April 29, 2019

My mother had lung cancer. She decided to fight it with chemo and radiation and she won... at first. The day the doctor told her that her cancer was gone was an incredible day for all of us. My normally reserved mom was so happy that she hugged the doctor and then me....

March 25, 2019

"Take Your time, Carol" or "A stitch in time saves nine"! These were words of advice that my mother often offered me throughout my life while she was here on this earth. I, however, have always been a get it done kind of person who wants to see results. In my sixtieth...

July 19, 2018




  1. a home providing care for the sick, especially the terminally ill.

The key word here is home. To be able to leave this plane of existence from ones own home or at least a home like dwelling is to me a basic human right of all people. Just like...

July 5, 2018

"Consultation bestoweth greater awareness and transmuteth conjecture into certitude. It is a shining light which, in a dark world, leadeth the way and guideth. For everything there is and will continue to be a station of perfection and maturity. The maturity of the gif...

June 28, 2018

Transitions come at all times in our lives and under all conditions. Sometimes they are welcome and others they bring fear and maybe even dread. Bridges are often used to portray transitions because they symbolize the way to get from one place to another with relative...

June 21, 2018

Questions, questions! Our services are varied and it can be hard to see if they all tie together but I assure you that they do. Before I start sharing the services that we offer, I want to remind you of the free hour of Reiki just for subscribing to this website. That...

May 28, 2018

 We were sitting in the auditorium of the Baha'i Center in Nashville and Eric Dozier and Friends were singing a song about raising up the Name of the Lord and it was exhilarating to say the least. At the same hour, my brother was in a hospital room after over 3 years o...

April 5, 2018

My room was all the way down the hall from the dining room. I would set out at 7 am to wheel my way up that hall and believe you me it was an uphill hallway. I was grateful for that though, because I was working very hard at strengthening my body. I would greet each pe...

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