EILEEN ADLER

"Courageous care partners recharge with self-care, striving for peaceful pinnacles
in patience, persistence, and positive 
changes, knowing when to conquer and when to comfort."

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Relationships

Relationships
Apr 14, 2021 by Eileen Adler

They wax, they wane, they come, they glow.

We will always have relationships wherever we go!

Long distance care giving – the away care partner.

Long distance care giving – the away care partner.
Apr 07, 2021 by Eileen Adler
You are a care partner, but your care receiver lives far away.

Dr. Condoleezza Rice may be our personal teacher. If we could ask her, what would she tell us?

Dr. Condoleezza Rice may be our personal teacher. If we could ask her, what would she tell us?
Mar 27, 2021 by Eileen Adler

What “power advice” might you share for a care partner?

Where are the freedoms for a care partner?

How can we make decisions as care partners?

Shake up your art

Shake up your art
Mar 21, 2021 by Eileen Adler

Shake up your art - David Babcock did just that! When you think of a guy in a marathon, you do not usually think of him knitting.

Art can become a healthy diet shake as you shake up your art and have fun!

Art can become a healthy diet shake as you shake up your art and have fun!
Mar 16, 2021 by Eileen Adler

Art can become a healthy diet shake as you shake up your art and have fun!  

International Women's Day - Women in leadership

International Women's Day - Women in leadership
Mar 08, 2021 by Eileen Adler

Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world. Raise your hand up high to show you are in.

Dr. Seuss Day and Read Across America Day

Dr. Seuss Day and Read Across America Day
Mar 02, 2021 by Eileen Adler
We know this author as Dr. Seuss, but his real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel. In the 1990s, the National Education Association set aside a day to honor this prolific author.

From the Civil War to today—the evolution of the ambulance.

Feb 24, 2021 by Eileen Adler

The National Stroke Association teaches a way to recognize stroke symptoms: FAST

F - Face: Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop?

A - Arms: Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift or fall downward?

S - Speech: Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence. Is their speech slurred or strange?

T - Time: Call 911 immediately if you observe any of these symptoms. Note the time the

I need help! Dial 911!

Feb 16, 2021 by Eileen Adler
In my memory, dialing a number for emergency help has always been available.  

When to call 911

Feb 08, 2021 by Eileen Adler

Do not hesitate to dial 911 if:

1. A fire breaks out

2. A medical emergency happens. 

3. You witness a crime or possible crime

4. If you are in or see a car crash. 

Black History Month

Feb 01, 2021 by Eileen Adler

“Won’t it be wonderful when black history and Native American history and Jewish history and all of U.S. history is taught from one book. Just U.S. history.” said Maya Angelou. As you enjoy this entry, think about the motto from the African American Quilt Guild in Oakland, California and take it to heart: "Each One - Teach One."

 

The Compassionate Connection

Jan 31, 2021 by Eileen Adler
I have often pondered what the best response might be when a feeling, an experience, a painful moment is shared with me

“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly,” wrote Chuang Tzu, a Taoist philosopher

Jan 27, 2021 by Eileen Adler
“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly,” wrote Chuang Tzu, a Taoist philosopher

From Frog to Crab to Hummingbird – Today is a momentous day! Find your dreams and pursue them with abandon!

Jan 20, 2021 by Eileen Adler

The holidays are over and now we are back in the groove – maybe. Some days are a mix of crazy, crabby, or contentment. How might we get to contentment?

The Room for Changing – It is a new day of change for everyone!

Jan 14, 2021 by Eileen Adler

I subscribe to the Caregiver Newsletter and this article caught my attention then and has stayed with me as I have read it several times. Judy Fisher posted this on April 2, 2020, titled, “The Changing Room: A Caregiver’s Lament.”  

Have a Happy New Year as you Swing into the New Year!

Jan 03, 2021 by Eileen Adler

Have a Happy New Year as you Swing into the New Year!  “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” —T.S. Eliot

Live what is. Befriend that. Feel the fullness of our lives. Quiet. Reflective. Care. Love.

Ordinary milestones of life . . . changes but landing on the ground of our reality. How do I want to live and how do we want to live together? Remaking our world. Who will we be to each other? How will I be to the people around me and in my life? Live what is each day.

It's the best time of the year!

Dec 27, 2020 by Eileen Adler

  It’s the best time of the year but we must remember that “things do not change; we change.” Henry David Thoreau.

When my BALLOON is full, I function well

Dec 19, 2020 by Eileen Adler
Maggie Marshall is the author of Food is the Frosting, Company is the Cake, is a former caterer so she knows how to entertain, prepare a menu, organize the steps needed from appetizer to dessert, setting a table that is as delicious as the beautifully displayed food, all completed with outwardly tremendous ease.

Fashionista – I’m NOT!

Dec 12, 2020 by Eileen Adler
How do famous women keep up the “look” through thick and thin? Most, it seems have a dresser evaluating an upcoming event coordinating the clothing style and colors selected.

Celebrate.

Dec 05, 2020 by Eileen Adler

Be safe using the three W’s –

Wear a mask,

Wash your hands, and

Watch your distance.