When an Artist Needs Aging Assistance

When an Artist Needs Aging Assistance

As part of celebrating the month of May as Aging Life Care Month, we would like help educate our visitors on what it is that Aging Life Care Professionals, also known as Geriatric Care Managers, do to help aging persons and their involved family members to plan for...
Book Club in the Park

Book Club in the Park

Teresa is the founder of the Violets Club, a neighborhood book club that meets in her living room twice a month. Well, at least that was how they functioned before the pandemic. Teresa had been so impressed by her friends’ ability to be flexible in difficult...
It is Never Too Late to Learn Something New

It is Never Too Late to Learn Something New

Many older people think that it’s too late to learn a new skill. But this is just simply not true. There is NO age limit to learning. When you try something new, you’re opening your world to endless new possibilities: new people, new places, and new...
The Post-Holiday Connection

The Post-Holiday Connection

“As we start the New Year, I’m trying not to feel that post-holiday let-down,” 83-year-old Sarah told me during a visit. “It was so much fun having the kids and grandkids over. Now it’s so quiet in this house, I can hear a pin drop.” It’s...
The Winter Blues, and What Seniors Can Do

The Winter Blues, and What Seniors Can Do

Janet, my 82-year-old client, seemed especially quiet and subdued during our weekly visit. I had been Janet’s care manager for the past several months, and something didn’t seem right.”How are you feeling, Janet?””I don’t know what...
The Seasons of Our Lives

The Seasons of Our Lives

Ralph Waldo Emerson said that, “Each moment of the year has its own beauty.” This is also true for the seasons of our life. Childhood, like spring, is a time of exploration when everything is fresh, new, and exciting. The summer of our lives, adulthood, is...