Month: December 2015

Dementia – Take Another Look

It’s happened twice in the last couple months. On two separate occasions, I have found myself sitting with a person who is being consumed by that dreaded, later in life condition called Dementia. It’s like a skulking, silent plague that randomly picks its victim, moves into a home and slowly begins its cruel work. I […]

Self Care in the New Year

For family caregivers of children with special needs, it may be time for self care in the New Year. With the perceived pressure that we must accomplish a year’s worth of work in less than a month, we’re stressed. And whether they can articulate it or not, kids are hypersensitive to our feelings, so they feel […]

Need for Volunteers at BBT

Here at Breaking Barriers Today we are focusing on the importance of volunteers. Currently,we are working on a new goal to build a volunteer base. We are receiving inquiries from participants who will be starting either in December or January. We are proud to report that since we opened BBT, the enrollment numbers have tripled. […]