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."

  
 

“You must do the things you think you cannot do,” advised Eleanor Roosevelt

“You must do the things you think you cannot do,” advised Eleanor Roosevelt
Oct 21, 2020 by Eileen Adler
“You must do the things you think you cannot do,” advised Eleanor Roosevelt
"You have been a rare wife and have borne your heavy burden most bravely, one of my heroines."

“Nothing can dim the light that shines from within,” Maya Angelou (1928-2014)

“Nothing can dim the light that shines from within,” Maya Angelou (1928-2014)
Oct 15, 2020 by Eileen Adler

“Nothing can dim the light that shines from within,” Maya Angelou (1928-2014)

Is there a way to help with feelings of loneliness?

Is there a way to help with feelings of loneliness?
Oct 01, 2020 by Eileen Adler

 Is there a way to help with feelings of loneliness?

Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel

Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
Sep 30, 2020 by Eileen Adler

Some think of this as a monstrosity, other see it as magical. It’s important to look at all our options and then decide what is best for us.
It is important to look at all our options and then decide what is best for us.

Should your elderly parent move in with you?

Sep 25, 2020 by Eileen Adler

Sept 25, 2020 – Should your elderly parent move in with you?

“You must do the things you think you cannot do,” advised Eleanor Roosevelt

“You must do the things you think you cannot do,” advised Eleanor Roosevelt
Sep 21, 2020 by Eileen Adler

“You must do the things you think you cannot do,” advised Eleanor Roosevelt
 

Wilma Mankiller

Sep 18, 2020 by Eileen Adler

Wilma Mankiller, “The happiest people I’ve met regardless of their profession, their social standing, or their economic status, are people that are fully engaged in the world around them. The most fulfilled people are the ones who get up morning and stand for something larger than themselves. They are the people who care about others, who will extend a helping hand to someone in need or will speak up about an injustice when they see it.”

9/11/2001 - Ground Zero – It is better to light one candle that to curse at the darkness.

Sep 11, 2020 by Eileen Adler

9/11/2001 - Ground Zero – It is better to light one candle than to curse at the darkness.

Labor Day

Labor Day
Sep 07, 2020 by Eileen Adler
Labor Day is the first Monday in September honoring our laborers and workers

Ending August on a bright spot. Elizabeth Murray

Aug 31, 2020 by Eileen Adler

Elizabeth Murray – Painting “Bop” explains that “finding resolution after struggling, was the highlight of being an artist” or a care partner.

The Green Sweater

Aug 28, 2020 by Eileen Adler
Our memories come and go, sometimes unaware of why, at this moment, something is remembered from long ago that was forgotten or hidden away.

Just do it!

Aug 21, 2020 by Eileen Adler
“Hidden Brain” is a weekly podcast on NPR/kpbs, that explores questions that lie at the very heart of a complex and changing society,” is hosted by Shankar Vedantam, a social science correspondent. The episode on December 30, 2019 featured Wendy Wood, a professor of psychology and business at the University of Southern California and the author of Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science Of Making Positive Changes That Stick.

Healthy Living

Aug 14, 2020 by Eileen Adler

Healthy Living – healthy aging. If you are gifted with longevity, celebrate it. Confucius said, “It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.”

Think PINK! with Krista Suh

Aug 07, 2020 by Eileen Adler
Krista Suh, a Hollywood screenwriter whose inspired creation of a bright pink “pussy hat” became a symbol of the Women’s March on January 21, 2017, believes that the revolution is really about “women helping each other.” Krista Suh teaches us to trust our instincts, for they are important.

Rowing a canoe with a banana. Life can feel like this sometimes.

Jul 31, 2020 by Eileen Adler

At the moment you are told of a diagnosis, the beginnings of coping with worried anticipation, there is a bend in your river of life when you hear the words; your canoe isn’t going anywhere you planned; a banana won’t work in this situation. You hunt for answers anywhere you can.  

I’ll have the blue plate special

Jul 20, 2020 by Eileen Adler
The blue-plate special arrived with the 1929 Stock Market crash resulting in the Depression because it was difficult to “dine on a dime.” The blue-plate special featured a meat course, vegetables, bread, and a drink and was very inexpensive often served on a divided dinner plate, much like those found in TV frozen dinners beginning in the 1950s.

An odd place to ply your craft.

Jul 17, 2020 by Eileen Adler
Multi-tasking is defined as being actively engaged in several jobs concurrently, at the same time. Is this possible? Depends on what the tasks are.

“I was working inside a system that was not built for me.”

Jul 12, 2020 by Eileen Adler
“I was working inside a system that was not built for me." A lot of people can recognize a problem, look at it and complain about it, but not everybody is going to do something about it.

Tomorrow is July 4th

Jul 03, 2020 by Eileen Adler
Tomorrow may be a perfect day to begin a new tradition

Daughter-hood Circles

Jun 26, 2020 by Eileen Adler
Daughterhood Circles, founded by Anne Tumlinson, are in more than twenty states across the country and Canada.