Adult children are now finding their roles with their parents are reversed. Looking after them when they are ill, helping cook meals and taking them to appointments are all tasks they once helped us to do. They provided physical...
Mother’s Day (May 13th) will soon be here and families will celebrate the occasion, remembering the sacrifices their mothers have made over the years. Those with elderly mothers (some of whom are mothers themselves) may find it more difficult...
We are now living longer than ever. However, for many of us this doesn’t mean that we are living healthier. Many seniors spend years coping with chronic conditions and disabilities. At the same time, they may be looking after...
Don’t wait too long to plan future care for a parent or loved one. Many of us wait until there is a medical emergency before putting steps into place that will ensure our parent is well taken care of....
Caregivers, particularly family members who are caregivers, want to spend time with their loved ones in a meaningful way. But lack of time tends to get in the way. There are so many other tasks that need to be...
Whether you are still living at home or in a retirement or assisted living facility, Easter is always a time to celebrate with your grandkids! There are many easy and fun activities you can do to enjoy this time...
We have two vehicles which have served us very well and both have nearly 200,000 miles on them and still rust-free! . We have maintained them and have had no major expenses with either of them. One is an...
You spend years looking after your children and preparing them for when they are on their own. When the time comes and they have finally left, after that first sigh of relief comes an empty feeling. This is empty...
As we age there are inevitable changes. For some of us those changes aren’t as readily apparent. For others, adapting to change can be more difficult. There can also be health changes and decline as we age. For many...
Today has most of us finding ourselves glued to our smartphones, tablets or computers. Seniors often appreciate the one-on-one time you spend with them, without the distraction of the internet and all the gadgets. Board games are a fun...
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