Watcher – Caregiver

Watcher – Caregiver

Caregiver. For years I never considered that this label belonged to me. It seemed too formal, to restrictive, too…important for what I did to help my chronically ill mum. Hugs and housework and understanding. Surely those didn’t deserve such a label? Yet when my...
The Ups and Downs of Caregiving

The Ups and Downs of Caregiving

When I was a child I rarely considered what it meant to become elderly. I certainly didn’t think life would become more difficult when someone I loved needed caregiving assistance in her elder years. Now that I am a senior myself, I see how complicated life can be. A...