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Category Archives: This Caregiver Life

The photograph was taken January 18, 2020, at Federal Point, Ft. Fisher, North Carolina. This is a self-assigned photograph for an ongoing documentary of Thomas J. Ward. Tom is a veteran of the Marine Corps, 1972-1975. In June 2010 he was diagnosed with service-connected Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS. I have been photographing Tom’s painting and […]

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When respite calls, we should listen. Merriam-Webster dictionary defines respite this way: an interval of rest or relief. As caregivers, we know how challenging it can be to find the time to rest or have relief from our responsibilities. How does one know when they need respite? Seems like a silly question, like don’t you […]

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