By the time I get to Phoenix...
...I will have already been in Mystic, CT (no pizza jokes, please), Birmingham, AL, New Haven, CT and then of course, Phoenix, AZ, and the year ain’t nearly over yet. Other than the TSA Tango, grumpy passengers, ever-shrinking leg room and various other insults of traveling, I truly love spending time with folks at our Fearless Caregiver Conferences throughout the country. The shared wisdom, answered questions, enthusiasm, camaraderie, laughs and even tears make it worth even swilling the airline coffee.
Last week in Fort Lauderdale, a gentleman named Roland stood up and had the entire audience spellbound as he recounted his mother’s passing just days before the conference. He shared how he finally understood his dad’s pronouncement to take care of his mom, many years before she ever started showing signs of the Alzheimer’s disease with which she would be diagnosed. I know that Roland is grieving, but he said that he felt he had to be with us last week as his mom never missed a Fearless Caregiver Conference in her hometown of Fort Lauderdale since we hosted the very first one there late in the last century ...more