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Caregivers’ Morning Out: End of Life & Letting Go

Elderly woman holding a young hand

Featuring Teepa Snow’s End of Life & Letting Go On Wednesday, February 21, at 9:30 a.m., Sue Quirt, R. N., Shady Lane’s administrator, uses the Teepa Snow approach, “End of Life & Letting Go” helps families to give comfort, communicate when there are no words, and support those in their care as they reach the […] read the rest »

What I Wish I Knew . . .

Cover image of My Two Elaines by Martin J Schreiber

Last summer we were delighted to have former Governor Martin Schreiber come to Laurel Grove to discuss his book, “My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping & Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver”. He has put into this book everything he wished someone would have told him about caring for her and about caring for himself. The book, […] read the rest »

Good News for Caregivers

Taking care of you is the best thing you can do for the person in your care. Part of your responsibility is making sure that your needs are met. And, when you don’t you open yourself to isolation, depression, and physical ailments. When was the last time you took a vacation? Have you spent a […] read the rest »

Stop In For Breakfast!


If you’re curious about assisted living, whether for yourself or a parent, join us for a hot breakfast and tour on Tuesday, January 23, from 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. Feel free to bring a friend! In fact, if you haven’t seen the new Laurel Grove building, this is a perfect time! Laurel Grove offers a […] read the rest »

Caregivers’ Morning Out: The GEMS Brain Change Model

Sue Quirt of Shady Lane will present the GEMS brain change model. As we age, our brains change. This is an informative and supportive way to approach dementia. Learn how to modify environments, manage situations, and adjust expectations to make your life and your loved one’s life a little easier. The more you know, the […] read the rest »

Governor Schreiber Tells His Story of Caregiving

We welcome former Governor Martin J. Schreiber who, with Cathy Breitenbucher, tells of his journey in caring for his beloved wife, Elaine, as she struggled with Alzheimer’s disease in his new book, My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping, & Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver. His honest, heartfelt story offers caregivers the support they so welcome. The […] read the rest »

Who Hugs the Hugger?

  Caregiver’s Morning Out Featuring: Who Hugs the Hugger? With Sister Caroline Sullivan, O.P. from The Bridge Between 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Sister Caroline is an engaging speaker who nurtures caregivers through story, image, and laughter. “The stress of being a caregiver is sometimes overwhelming,” said Theresa Patrick, Community Relations Director. “We began Caregiver’s Morning […] read the rest »

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