The Caregiver's Toolbox

Practical tips from real caregivers

medications collected for disposal

How And Where To Dump Your Leftover Drugs — Responsibly

Opioids like Vicodin and Percocet are commonly prescribed to dull pain after medical procedures and to treat chronic pain. They also commonly languish in medicine cabinets, sometimes for years, making ...

Caregiver's Stories

Personal narratives from caregivers

mortality loss and finding peace

Mortality, Loss, and Finding Peace

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is emotional torture.  It can be wretched.  Almost violent in its disruption especially when loss comes as a surprise.  Death can be ...

For friends & family

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A Graduation Ceremony for the Rest of Us

A Graduation Ceremony for the Rest of Us Each year, I have the rare privilege of having a front row seat to one of the few respected rituals in contemporary ...