Category: Aging

Why Their History Matters (Your Senior’s Legacy for Future Generations)

“Grandma, tell me about where you grew up?” “What do you mean I look like Uncle Bob when he was a little boy?” “You didn’t have a television OR an iPhone?!”   Who among us hasn’t heard the children in our families ask these sorts of questions or ponder what life was like back when […]

The Warning Signs of Dementia

My Mom couldn’t find her keys? Could it be dementia? Dad forgot the way home? Could it be dementia? There’s paperwork and bills piling up at my parent’s home? Could it be dementia? Few things seem as scary as when an elderly family member starts to exhibit the early warning signs of dementia, causing you […]

What To Do When Seniors/Parents Need Help But Don’t Want Help

Your Mom refuses to stop standing on the step stool while she puts away the groceries but she doesn’t want help. Your Dad continually forgets to take his medications but he doesn’t want help. Your parent’s home is dirty and their clothes don’t look all that clean either but they don’t want help. These scenarios […]

Getting Your Elderly Parents Ready to Relocate

It’s getting to be that time. Your elderly parents live in the same house that they’ve lived in for endless years. It’s big and requires lots of upkeep, not to mention the many stairs that have to be navigated each and every day. Perhaps their health or memory is failing or they are far away […]

June 17, 2014 Aging, Relocation

Aging in Place

Home: It’s a word evocative of familiarity, comfort, security and happiness at any stage of life but even more so as we age and, for many seniors, home is exactly where they want to stay as they get on in years. For most seniors aging in place is entirely doable and here are just a […]

April 22, 2014 Aging