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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  • $12K Seed Funding Spent!

    Now, just past quittin’ time, 5pm EST, and just prior to the 4th of July Independence Weekend (U.S.), I’m pleased to report that we have spent all of our Memory Café seed-funding from the MA State Department of Developmental Services, on April 1, 2016… by June 30, 2016! How did we spend our seed-funds? The […]

  • June 16, 6-7pm, Danvers, MA: Speaking About Self-Care!

    Join us on June 16, 6-7pm, at Seasons of Danvers, A Memory-Care Assisted Living Community, for their monthly Caregiver Café support group. I’ll be speaking about my Seven Sustainable Skills for the Long-Term Care Journey, and facilitating some relaxation! Respite-care is available on-site during this program, free-of-charge. For more information or to RSVP: 978.777.0230 or […]

  • Funeral for a Forty-four-year-old Friend

    This Monday and Tuesday I attended a wake and funeral for a forty-four-year-old friend, I had not met before, who ended his life. I was present to support the surviving members of the family, to pray for the deceased, and to pray for my contemporaries, in mid-life, who are struggling with personal pain and unremitting […]