You get along fine with Mom and Dad. You have your life, and they have theirs. You do what you want and so do they. Sometimes that means your parents spend their entire day doing nothing more than sitting around
My personal passion is the flying trapeze. Yes, like in the circus. I jump from a platform, swing through the air only to let go and be caught by the catcher and then launched back to catch that same bar
Fidelity Investments released their third survey “Family and Finance” in June 2016. They interviewed families with a parent over age 55 and having an adult child over age 25.
The key findings are very interesting. What parents want and what their
You've probably heard the expression, "timing is everything." That statement is especially true when it comes to talking to aging parents and about sensitive eldercare-related subjects.
Think about a past situation when an important conversation, which you initiated, went haywire. Perhaps
Care coordination. Continuity of care. Team planning. Care manager. Or how about cognitive capacity, disorientation, palliative, terminal, agitated, delirious, Demented…..AHH! There are so many terms that healthcare professionals toss around casually and families and patients struggle to follow along and
The first of this series - Holiday Gift Ideas: Part 1-- focused on gifts that are made by hand. But not everybody is inclined to go the creative route. Spending quality time together also relays loving messages.
Make the present your
When it comes to holiday gift-giving, what do you buy the individuals who already have everything, and want nothing?
My personal strategy for gift-giving has everything to do with honoring my beloved elders with gifts that touch their hearts and souls
Making pasta sauce from scratch is not something I do often because the cooking process alone can take almost an entire day. Grocery shopping for ingredients is also a labor of love. Are the tomatoes ripe and tasty? Is the
When was the last time you asked your aging parents to help you?
As a family caregiver you do everything within your means to be of service to the people you care for – you run errands; you cook and clean;