We had a deep conversation about Heeding the Caregiver Call: The Story of Barbara Ella Milton, Sr. and Alzheimer’s Disease Check out this episode if you want a heartfelt, warm, and if you want to be intentional about family planning.
Barbara is a terrific partner with her wife Kay and she shares vulnerably about her relationship with her mother and herself. In the fall of 2015, Barbara Sr. called her only child to ask for her help. Unbeknownst to her family, Barbara Sr. was already in the grips of Alzheimer’s. This book tells the story of Barbara Jr.’s journey as her mother’s caregiver and shares insights into the physical, emotional, financial, and spiritual impacts of caregiving while fighting her own cancer. It also provides practical information to others who assume caregiving roles for their loved ones.
Follow this mother and daughter’s journey through resentments and regrets, forgiveness and faith, laughter and love. Barbara Jr. promised her mother on her deathbed that she would tell her story.
Here it is. Dr. Barbara E. Milton, Jr. is a disabled, retired clinical social worker who for 40 years worked on behalf of at-risk children and families. She is living with bladder cancer and other chronic illnesses one day at a time. She continues to have a voice through her YouTube channel and other social media platforms. She uses her breath and her life in the service of her health, her healing, and putting love and hope into the world. She believes love can conquer hate. She believes in equality and justice for all matters. She lives in New Jersey with her wife, Kay, where she is busy writing several books about her life, her beloved mother, her social work career, and her research examining the content of the Slave Narratives. Together, they enjoy a rich life filled with family and friends. You can purchase the book below for a good cause.
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