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Having goals to meet gives us a sense of well-being and accomplishment. If you don't have them, you need to create them. Listen in for five caregiver goals.
Just five days after turning fifty, Martha Maddux, a spirited mother and civic activist is told she has Alzheimer's disease. She and her husband, Carlen, feel they've been shoved out of a plane 10,000 feet up with nothing to grab but themselves. This is not a story about someone with Alzheimer's; it's a story of a path emerging during their darkest hours. As caregivers, we all have to find our path forward.
Carlen traveled with Martha to the backwoods of Kentucky, where the quiet presence of a Catholic nun revealed a hidden path. Carlen was forced to slow down as he traced this path halfway around the world to Australia, retreated weekends to a monastery, embraced meditation, and landed alone in Thomas Merton's cabin.
Caregivers all have to find their path forward, and this conversation with Carlen will help you think about how to set goals and put into practice your self-care methods.
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