When the Time is Right

When the Time is Right

Caregiver burnout looks like a hero whose flame has gone out. Take Cindy for instance. She was taking care of her mother, moved home to be more available, and was also still working full-time. Her mother isn’t ill, but she was aging, losing mobility, her...
Oh, What an Aging Life Care Manager® Can Do for You

Oh, What an Aging Life Care Manager® Can Do for You

COVID- 19 has heightened our awareness of senior health and safety. Even though there has always been consideration for the seniors in our lives, the bar has been raised. The care levels have reached beyond health care providers and caregivers. It really put family,...

Managing the Holidays with Elderly Parents

This Christmas was going to be a challenge getting our parents in the same place at the same time. Not because of proximity but because of their condition. We have mom in assisted living and we have dad in memory care. The only saving grace is the community they live...
Letting Go of Guilt

Letting Go of Guilt

Being a decision maker for an aging person requires varying levels of choices. Most people know the difference between right and wrong in daily decision making but it can be very stressful to make difficult decisions for a loved family member, knowing that decision...
Finish Your Project

Finish Your Project

The first time I met Dot, she met me with a vibrant personality. She told me that I should know that when I left, she was going to write notes about our visit. At first, I was concerned about why she thought she needed to keep notes, but I encouraged her to do so. She...