Top Ten Warning Signs of Stress

Top Ten Warning Signs of Stress

For all its bad reputation, stress isn’t necessarily a negative thing. It’s a response from your body to changes in your life. “Good” things can cause stress as frequently as “bad.” The stress created by getting a new job, increased responsibilities in caring for a...
Navigating Life While Caregiving: Dr. Alyncia Bowen

Navigating Life While Caregiving: Dr. Alyncia Bowen

Navigating the world of caregiving can seem like a daunting journey, especially when precious loved ones are involved. Dr. Alyncia Bowen, a family caregiver, joins me to share her personal experiences as the primary caregiver for her mother, from early adolescence to today.

Why Attend a Memory Cafe?

Why Attend a Memory Cafe?

What is a Memory Cafe? A Memory Cafe is a gathering of those who are living with memory loss and their care partner.  We meet for 2 hours every second Saturday of the month.  Our meetings provide a pressure-free environment both for the family members and those living...
Walking Them Home: Stories of Hope with Tammy Marvin

Walking Them Home: Stories of Hope with Tammy Marvin

How does one find joy, balance, and peace in the midst of heartbreak and loss? Let’s explore this profound question with host, Rayna Neises, and guest, Tammy Marvin, a woman who has walked the tough path of caregiving for her ailing loved ones.

How Emotionally Resilient Are You?

How Emotionally Resilient Are You?

Emotional resilience is the ability to successfully cope with change or misfortune.   Even when afraid, resilient people respond to life’s challenges with courage and emotional stamina.  While we can’t always control what life brings, we can use adversity as an...
Navigating Grief, Growth, and God’s Presence: Stories of Hope with Debra Hallisey

Navigating Grief, Growth, and God’s Presence: Stories of Hope with Debra Hallisey

Ever felt lost in caregiving? Have you struggled with the grief and transformation that comes with this journey? Rayna Neises, your host, engages in a conversation with Debra Hallisey, a veteran caregiver and the brain behind Advocate for Mom and Dad. Debra candidly opens up about her nine-year-long caregiving journey, emphasizing the significance of self-care and self-compassion in this challenging season.

Rayna Neises: A Season of Caring