Alzheimer’s Disease is an ongoing exercise in grieving. Every loss along the course of decline forces us to release and let go. An image, a name, a memory, a task, a sense of self evaporates one by one. And with each mini death, we embrace the new. We go all in, loving the person where they’re at, searching for new ways to connect, admiring the beautiful inner core revealed. Mom died September 2, 2015, six or so years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. I thought the long journey through loss and grief… Read More

Remembering Mom

Read at Mom’s Celebration of Life Memorial in Tucson, Sept. 29, 2015 I’m Ellen O’Connor Sauer. I’m married to Barb and Dick’s son Joel, AKA #5, so Barbara has been my mother-in-law for the past 30+ years. I was pretty young when we got married – 21 years old – and so I hadn’t really contemplated ahead of time what it would mean to join a family or have in-laws. Over time, I found that they served as another set of parents, filling in the gaps where I needed it. To qualify,… Read More

Regina and Mac

“Maybe some women aren’t meant to be tamed. Maybe they just need to run free until they find someone just as wild to run with them.” ~Candace Bushnell Regina realized several years ago that she longed for a wild, loving partner to run beside her. She wanted a true partnership – someone to support and care for her as well as the chance to care for someone else in a healthy, loving, intimate way. It was something missing in her life and she knew it would bring her joy and learning and… Read More

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