Did it work?...Part 5 of Plan Like a Pro

How’s it going? 

Did you plan like a pro? 

This week is the final installment in my series Plan Like a Pro. If you missed the first 4 parts you can find them all here on my blog

The Nuts and Bolts: Plan Like a Pro Part 3

Here we go with Part 3 of my series Plan Like a Pro. In Parts 1 and 2 we focused on the participants and your goals. Knowing who you are planning for and why you are doing something is critical…

Gold Stars for Goals: Plan Like a Pro Part 2

This week we continue the series Plan Like a Pro. In this series I offer questions for you to ponder as well as some simple advice. Great plans lead to success! Last week’s article focused on Who are the participants…

Plan Like a Pro: Part 1

I’m wearing my teacher’s hat today. And I’ll tell you up front - I have serious “hat hair.” I spent decades writing lesson plans as a teacher. Along the way I learned a thing or two. 

As a school…

Folk Songs: Connecting the Generations

Have you ever planned a family gathering, or perhaps an activity where you work, that involved people of all ages? 

It can be challenging right? 

The little ones can’t read or sit still for very long. 

The…

Let's have a conversation 

I wish I could sit down with each of you individually and talk about the power of music in caregiving. I would make you a cup of tea and we could share experiences and learn from each other. Obviously that…

The Magic of Music in the Chaos of Long-Term Care

guest article by Donna K. Woodward, CNA

Being a new CNA is challenging. Yes, in training I learned how to make a hospital bed with a mannequin in it. To wash my hands according to procedure. To transfer fellow…

Has family caregiving changed your life? A Father's Day Tribute

Has family caregiving changed your life? 

Caring for a loved one, no matter the reason – be it dementia or another health concern - can be all consuming and impact relationships deeply. Family dynamics often evolve.  Sometimes people find…