Got aging parents at home?
My father lived an inspiring End of Life, and before he passed, he encouraged me to share the story of his transition. He faced metastatic cancer by living fully for the rest of his days. When treatments beat him...
Aging without children

AGING WITHOUT CHILDREN

When we are born, none of us slide into the world with labels stating who we will be as adults. No matter what our parent's plans for us would be, we are the ultimate chooser of our destiny. Although...
Dementia is a name used to describe a set of symptoms that include overall mental decline. Sometimes friends and loved ones have a difficult time knowing if their family member has dementia. Quite often their symptoms are related to...
In my ongoing quest to encourage the concept of “evolving” versus “aging” in later life, you may find the story of Heather and Mark a life lesson as I did. Over a coffee he shared his very personal story...
When she was a child, Marta Chomyn’s parents instilled the mantra she lives by to this day: Leave the place better than when you came in. Now as a mother of four and grandmother to eight, Marta takes that...
A recent study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh and reported by 90.5 WESA Health and Science contributor, Sarah Boden, suggests that seniors today are happier than previous generations, "particularly when it comes to their mood, their energy, and...
As we age, it’s all about keeping ourselves engaged and social. Seniors can get the best of both worlds by visiting Sonoma County Wine Country for delectable drinks and healthy socialization. Moreover, this picturesque location is ideal for breaking out...
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...