Saving Mom, 1500 Miles Away

May 19, 2017By Carolyn P HartleyCaregivers 4 Comments

My mother was 93 years old and legally blind when she was diagnosed with large granular lymphocytic leukemia (LGLL), or a type of T-cell leukemia. LGLL is a slow-growing T-cell leukemia, more common in women than in men. The condition can go into remission with drug therapy for younger individuals who can tolerate immunosuppressive therapy. … Read More

Cool Tools for Health Aware Caregivers

May 8, 2017By Carolyn P HartleyCaregivers No Comments

(c) Carolyn Hartley, Co-Author, The Caregiver’s Toolbox Sleep will be interrupted three or four times tonight as an aging, restless parent gets up to use the bathroom. You listen for the rattle of the front door, grateful that your husband installed the double bolt so that Dad won’t wander the neighborhood in his pajamas again. … Read More