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About Susan Tereba

Susan Tereba, an artist, jewelry designer and writer, has lived in Bali for 27 years. She had 14 years of experience as the primary caregiver for her husband, who had Alzheimer’s. Susan now writes and speaks with the goal of inspiring other caregivers for those with chronic illnesses. Please visit her website for more details http://alzworld-susantereba.blogspot.ch
Latest Posts | By Susan Tereba
How I Learned to Practice Patience as a Caregiver
6 days ago

How I Learned to Practice Patience as a Caregiver

By  •  Family

I’m not a patient woman by nature. I’ve never gone slowly and carefully into things but run full bore ahead. One of my mottos is, “If all else fails, read the directions.” Read More

What Bali Taught Me About the Importance of Advanced Directives
4 weeks ago

What Bali Taught Me About the Importance of Advanced Directives

By  •  Lifestyle

When I arrived at the gym, the electricity had been off for three hours. The treadmills were idle, and only people-powered-machines were raising heart rates. Read More

2 Simple Secrets to a Long and Healthy Life
2 months ago

2 Simple Secrets to a Long and Healthy Life

I recently took an Internet test to see what my life expectancy was.

It asked a lot of questions about life habits, history of disease in the family and even education. After I’d answered all the questions I clicked the Calculate-Life-Expectancy button at the bottom of the page. Read More

When Alzheimer’s Comes Knocking: The Journey into Alz World
3 months ago

When Alzheimer’s Comes Knocking: The Journey into Alz World

By  •  Family

My husband, Bob, first stated showing signs of Alzheimer’s disease in the year 2000 when I almost died of a strangulated intestine. That trauma changed our lives forever. Read More