Humor is Healing

Essays about caregivers or caregiving or carereceiving which make you laugh because of humor or irony

August 10, 2017

Black Silk Dress

Life's Events Don't All Come with Sequins

August 10, 2017


Life's Events Require Extensive Planning

August 10, 2017


Life's adventures don't fit between two slices of bread.

August 10, 2017


Life's Events Require Due Diligence

August 10, 2017

The Cats Come Too

I was pleasantly surprised by our conversation the other day, when I expressed my fears about being alone in my senior years.  You pointed out that since neither of you is married, I would always have a place to be. I will assume this means I will be living with one or both of you when the time comes for me to be dependent.

August 10, 2017

They Say Make Your Wishes Known: Playbill

At some point in the not-too-distant future, I know the tables will turn from my being a caregiver to a care receiver as I earn senior "senior" status. I see some privileges that come with that honorable title. I don’t need my children and grandchildren to put applesauce, a bib or diapers on my shopping list, but instead, show tickets and a suitcase.