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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 Moving to a New House Can Change Your Life in Retirement
1 month ago

How Moving to a New House Can Change Your Life in Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

My life is passing before my eyes. And yet I’m healthy and vibrant, full of energy, enthusiasm and lots of gratitude. So what’s going on? Read More

Life is Precious! What Are Your Plans for the Time You Have Left?
2 months ago

Life is Precious! What Are Your Plans for the Time You Have Left?

By  •  Mindset

My great-aunt Esther, who lived to be 89, often lamented, “If I’d known I was going to live this long, I would have recovered my chairs 20 years ago!” That expression has inspired me to live my dreams now, whether the dream is to get a pedicure, go on a trip, or build a new home. Read More

How to Push Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone After 60
4 months ago

How to Push Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone After 60

By  •  Mindset

A few years ago, I made a vow to get out of my comfort zone. I was in my late 60s and had been observing a close friend so ensconced in her routine that if anything went slightly awry she became completely undone. Read More

How I Learned to Practice Patience as a Caregiver
4 months ago

How I Learned to Practice Patience as a Caregiver

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
5 months 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
6 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
7 months ago

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

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