Mary's on a Mission

Teaching self-care to family and professional caregivers affected by Alzheimer's/Dementia.

Learn more about Mary's presence in the local/global community since 2010...
  • Speaking at conferences, private meetings, churches, schools, libraries, workplaces, and community centers. Read more...

  • Training family caregivers and direct healthcare providers at caregiver support groups, healthcare facilities, and private groups. Read more...

  • Leading retreats for spiritual retreat and conference centers and faith-based communities. Read more...

Mary's Blog and News

Subscribe to the news feed to learn the latest from Mary's attendance at dementia-care conferences; receive validation and support from Mary's personal recovery journal which serves as a witness to the dementia-caregiver experience.

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  • Fit at 50: Live in Love

    Thanks for reading my “Fit at 50” series of posts, written for the benefit of long-term caregivers. Hopefully I’ve validated some aspects of your experience, and encouraged positive path(s) forward. The New Year is a good time to set an intention and take a first step. Please share with any friend who is also in […]

  • Fit at 50: Live Strong

    I noticed this fall 2020, after a full season enjoying and working in the garden, that my hips and back could use a daily strengthening program, to help me last longer in the garden, and to support my physical fitness for life in general.  I purchased a few books and I read about others over […]

  • Fit at 50: Live Pain-Free

    Living pain-free before and after 50 is my motivation to start a daily practice now at age 48. In the process of losing, gaining, losing weight, 2015-2018, I began noticing left sacroIliac (SI) joint pain waking me up between 2-5 times each night.  I lived with this situation for several months, then I researched Integrated […]