Crow’s Feet
Published in

Crow’s Feet

The Reality of Caregiving

Such a difficult terrain to navigate…

Photo by zhang kaiyv on Unsplash

Many of us have or will be caregivers as the future looms forward. If you haven’t undertaken this task already, I have a few words of wisdom to help you navigate this unusually difficult terrain.

Be prepared for a lot of emotional upheavals. This not only applies to your relationship with the person you care for, but it extends to your other family…




“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

Recommended from Medium

Sometimes It’s Just Not About The Gift

Reading “Time” for 65-years.


Talking with Children and Teens After the Ariana Grande Concert Attack

Letter To My Younger Wandering Self — My Inner Girl Story

Life After Divorce — How It’s Going One Year Later

They Don’t Call Me Mom

Dementia Sucks

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Mary McGrath

Mary McGrath

Mary is a top writer in humor, short stories and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.

More from Medium

My Hair, My Way

Procedures I Can’t Wait to Have!

I Rescued My Mom From Hospice

One Last Hurrah