817-371-9640 swallace@suecsa.com
WHAT WAS THAT YOU SAID???????

WHAT WAS THAT YOU SAID???????

Hearing loss is a huge problem in the workplace today. People with hearing loss suffer not only personally but hearing loss can also affect a person’s job performance in the work place. But, first we need to better understand what hearing loss is. The Mayo Clinic...

You’re never too old to make a difference

Can you imagine what it would be like for you, a family member, or friend to be in need of an organ, eye or tissue transplant and there was no donor available to meet their specific need? I cannot think of how scary that would be so that is the reason I decided to be a registered Organ, Eye, and Tissue Donor.

Attitude – Why We Need One

I believe ATTITUDE is very important as we live our life in general but it is critical to adopt “AN ATTITUDE” as we enter the aging process. Have you ever heard the phrase “aging is not for sissies”? There is much truth in that statement. As we age, things begin to...

Organizing and Spring Cleaning 101

What does the thought of “Organizing” and “Spring Cleaning” bring to your mind? The word “Organization” makes me think of having what I need in areas easy for me to access. The words “Spring Cleaning” makes me think of fresh starts and a good time to bless others with...
Challenges of the Caregiver

Challenges of the Caregiver

Caregiving can start abruptly with the onset of a serious health  condition or it might start with the occurrence of an unexpected  heart attack or stroke. The need for care can also begin when a  person experiences slight limitations associated with the normal  aging...
How to Care For Difficult Adults

How to Care For Difficult Adults

Have any of you ever met a difficult person?  Well, as caregivers, we sometimes encounter difficult care recipients.  They can be excessively demanding, angry, manipulative, or critical.  Caregivers may respond with anger, guilt, or exhaustion.  Depression, anxiety,...
How to have that hard, but necessary talk

How to have that hard, but necessary talk

More and more adults, especially those between the ages of 40 and 60, are actively dealing with the responsibilities of providing care for older parents.  One of the hardest things to do is to create an open dialogue and honest communication between adult children and...

Caregiver’s Bill of Rights

I have the right: To take care of myself. This is not an act of selfishness. It will give me the capability of taking better care of my care receiver. To seek help from others even though my care receiver may object. I recognize the limits of my own endurance and...

What is a Caregiver

In April 2004, the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP published the results of their comprehensive random telephone survey about caregiving, which was funded by the MetLife Foundation. The study defined a caregiver as someone who provides unpaid care to another...

Veteran Caregiver Support Line Open

Caregivers are the family members and loved ones who provide care for Veterans who are living with the effects of war, disability, chronic illness, or aging. They deserve VA’s highest level of support. VA values the sacrifices caregivers make to help Veterans remain...