What’s backpacking got to do with caregiving?

I enjoy hiking above the 10,000-foot level where the colors are vivid and the air is crystal clear. To see these beautiful sights in the Sierras means hiking 13, 16, and even 20+ miles roundtrip in a 10 to 14-hour day. I’ve learned there are similarities between caregiving and backpacking. Don’t take on more than you can handle. After hiking in the Sierras, the Bishop area, Yosemite and in the San Gabriel mountains, I pack enough for the day’s hike plus a little more for an emergency. One of our hiking buddies told me about a fellow hiker to […]