— Greetings one and all… I find it hard to believe that we are knee-deep in the summer season. WOW! The entire year has been somewhat of a blur with work, caregiving demands, and health concerns. I don’t know about you, but I could use a little break in the action! So pull up a chair, grab your preferred beverage, and take a deep breath. Let’s chat. This past weekend, I had the honor to participate in a program for caregivers …

— Greetings one and all… It is another glorious morning in Denver. I have been enjoying some quiet time on our back porch—soaking up the early morning sunshine, listening to the birds, and delighting in the myriad of flowers blooming in our gardens. My morning meditation also afforded the opportunity to reflect on the events of the past month—it has been quite the ride! As noted in my previous posting, my medical adventure began in late May with the diagnosis of …

— As I start my journey as State Director of AARP Michigan, I would like to introduce myself to our volunteers, partners, members and to all Michiganders who deserve the opportunity to age with dignity and purpose.  My name is Paula Diane Cunningham. I have had a rich and rewarding career in education as President of Lansing Community College and in the business community as CEO of Capitol National Bank. Now I am honored in my encore career to be part …

— Blog by Jane Barton Greetings one and all… Welcome back to The Caregiver’s Cairn – a sustaining and empowering guide for caregivers and care receivers. I hope you and yours have enjoyed a lovely month since my last posting. I invite you to pour a cup of coffee or hot tea, curl up in a cozy chair, and breathe. If you are serving as a family caregiver, you probably take very few opportunities to sit and relax. If you are a …