Caregiver’s story: “Memory and Acceptance—Lessons from My Mother”

We all have struggles during this pandemic. I wrote yesterday to a friend that I think of the people I know dealing with memory loss or aging difficulty. And being a younger parent these days is kind of mind-boggling. In the excerpt below, I start the talk about learning from my mother as she has lived her long life with integrity and wisdom, knowing when to fight it and when to accept change. I am still learning from her.

Here in the NEW book (launching 22/02/2022),Voices of the 21st Century: Conscious Caring Women Who Make a Difference, an excerpt from my chapter: “Memory and Acceptance—Lessons from My Mother” – by Karen Joan Watson

COMING 22/02/2022

Published by Karen Joan Watson

Writer and visual artist, former Government of Canada manager in marketing-communications. Current projects on belonging, family genetics (heart), geography and natural cycles of growth and decay. Expressed through eco-art installation, writing fiction, memoir and poetry. Caregivers tale in "Memory and Acceptance: Lessons from my mother" in anthology, Voices of the 21st Century: Conscious Caring Women (22/02/2022 Women Speakers Association, publishers); Heart journey is "The Answer is To Be!" in anthology, Voices of the 21st Century: Resilient Women Who Rise and Make a Difference (2021, Women Speakers Association) -

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