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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To the world, you were my mother, but to me you were the world.

Jun 08, 2021 by Eileen Adler

To the world, you were my mother, but to me you were the world.

The Little Red Dress

Jun 02, 2021 by Eileen Adler
My sister sent me a link to Knitting Hope, the Little Red Dress and I became immersed in this moving and courageous story.

I am NOT a superhero care partner

May 30, 2021 by Eileen Adler
I am NOT a superhero care partner because those ‘superhero’ care partners are not in training nor do they exist! But I am living and learning.

“Grandma, how do you deal with pain?" by Elena Barnabé

May 23, 2021 by Eileen Adler

“Grandma, how do you deal with pain?"  by Elena Barnabé

Color is what keeps us in the pink! Art is Life, live yours in color.

May 15, 2021 by Eileen Adler

Color is what keeps us in the pink! Art is Life, live yours in color.

 

Sample pages for your BuJo.

May 02, 2021 by Eileen Adler
What do you need to start a bullet journal? The good news is that you can start a bullet journal with pretty much any empty notebook. There is a great deal of flexibility in how you set up the pages and the topics you want to address. For me – it’s all about self-care

Saturday is a great day to celebrate May Day by starting a new and innovative way to self-care creating a personalized BuJo

May 01, 2021 by Eileen Adler
Saturday is a great day to celebrate May Day by starting a new and innovative way to self-care creating a personalized BuJo -  Bullet Journal. It’s a system to track the past, organize the present, and plan for the future.

Find your courage.

Apr 28, 2021 by Eileen Adler

“Standing in the most fragile place of her life, she returned to the only net she knew – herself,” concluded Kya Clark (“Marsh Girl”) from the book Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.

Hopeful

Apr 21, 2021 by Eileen Adler
Feeling hopeful means a person possesses a feeling of “inspiring optimism about a future event,” or stretching this further, a person may feel confidence, positivity, or even experience a feeling of lightness, buoyancy that something good is coming.

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.

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?

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

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!

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

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

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."