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

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  • Dementia Caregiver (DCG) Stress and Substance Abuse: Impacts Kids & Teens

    This week (February 12 – 18, 2017), and perennially, Valentine’s Day (Feb 14) week, is Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week. If you are an individual choosing alcohol or another addictive substance, as a coping mechanism for life’s stressors… there is help. If you are a child or teen of an alcoholic (COA) or an adult child of an alcoholic […]

  • DCG Living Hx Mobile Museum and School

    Each week, the new DCG (dementia-caregiver) Living Hx (history) Mobile Museum and School travels from Topsfield Rest.Stop.Ranch Caretaker’s Cottage to Concord, NH’s Havenwood Heritage Heights’ campuses “Havenwood” (serving independent, home-care, assisted living, and skilled nursing residents) and “Heritage Heights,” (serving independent residents and those receiving home-care). Each month, a new interactive exhibit featuring an artifact from […]

  • Save the Date: 3/18, 10am – 3pm: Grow Spring! EXPO

    Look for the “Rest.Stop.Ranch Respite Retreat Center & Accessible Gardens” educational & interactive 8-foot table exhibit, at the Emerson Center or Gould Barn on 3/18.  Learn & experience the therapeutic activities we offer at our Seasonal (April -October) Memory Café & Sunday Strolls programs, for people with disabilities and care-partners, specializing in Alzheimer’s/dementia-care. Our “Dementia-Care Musical Theatre” integrates horticultural, […]