Book Takes Readers on Journey Inside Dementia

Book Takes Readers on Journey Inside Dementia

How does it feel to live with dementia? And where is God in this? “Dementia from the Inside” is a book written from the point of view of Jennifer Bute, a doctor diagnosed with early-onset dementia. It says all you really need to know. When my first book on dementia...

Divinely Called Caregivers Must Also Set Boundaries

Luanne poured another round of sweet tea as she told me about how caring for her mother affected her as a caregiver. When she placed the pitcher on the coffee table and settled back into her seat, I saw shadows under her eyes. The exhaustion was mounting, and the...

Caregivers among Hardest Hit by Economic Downturn

Some economists are concerned about lost revenues during the holiday shopping season, and many others contend with the new healthcare laws. Meanwhile, a silent population of Americans – namely the 28 percent who provide care to loved ones – suffers from economic and...

Care-Giving and Gift-Receiving

Care-giving (like parenting) is not for the sake of friendship, it is for the other. It is not give-and-take, but give-and-give. I am a care-giver to an elderly lady who has no family except a nephew many miles away, with whom she only talks twice a year, but who...