Category: accident.

When is a broken finger worse than brain surgery?

When the broken finger belongs to somebody with Alzheimer's Disease. by Samra Jones Bufkins It was a sunny morning and I was sitting at the kitchen table with a cup of tea and a cat sprawled in my lap, checking email and watching squirrels rob the bird feeder just outside the window. My husband Bill, … Continue reading When is a broken finger worse than brain surgery?

A Wakeup Call if you’re a caregiver….

Everybody keeps telling me I need to take care of myself. I've even mentioned it in previous blog posts. But I didn't realize how vulnerable I was until Tuesday, August 20. I was enjoying a very short break between teaching a demanding summer class and what will be a tough, long fall semester with a full … Continue reading A Wakeup Call if you’re a caregiver….