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...

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  • 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 […]

  • ALZ Advocacy Day @ MA State House

    Mary and Edith at the MA State House, Front Steps, 5/11/2016

    We were there, today… we wore purple and listened to speakers speak about their dementia-related stories and the MA legislative priorities: Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Project Act (S.1196/H.2057) Alzheimer’s Public Awareness Campaign Continuing Medical Education for Physicians (H.3384) Alzheimer’s Care Training for Elder Protective Services Workers (S.360/H.516) We also tracked down our local representatives (Topsfield) in the […]