Grandparents are very fortunate to have a rewarding, unique relationship with their grandchildren. This comes through the years from all the special moments that are shared. More and more, they experience bonding that can last for a lifetime! Each...
A picnic is one way for members of the family to get together during the summer. If elderly members are attending, keep in mind that there may be special considerations. A picnic in your own yard would make things...
Both Canada and the US have special holidays commemorating their countries. In Canada, this is Canada Day, celebrated on July 1. It celebrates confederation, July 1, 1867 when the three colonies came together as one country. In the US,...
As you get older, dealing with your siblings is a lot different than it was when you were a child. Personalities change and each of your brothers or sisters may seem to go their separate ways. You may have...
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...
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...