priorities

Priorities.. Priorities.. Priorities

Many years ago a friend spoke these words, “THE PRIORITY IS.”  These three words have constantly helped me in so many ways. Priorities can change monthly, daily or even...
spring cleaning

The Art of Living Longer: Spring Cleaning

Spring is around the corner with its promise of lush greenery and warmer temperatures.  Traditionally, it’s a time of year to begin clearing out winter’s clutter.  Ahh, images of...
hospital re-admissions

Caregivers Can Help Prevent Hospital Re-admissions

Many of our loved ones are discharged from the hospital and put into the care of caregivers. Their main objective is to stay healthy and remain at home. Caregivers...
St. Patrick's Day

9 Ways Seniors Can Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are not just for the Irish or for the young. Traditional activities for St. Patrick’s Day tend to involve lots of bar hopping. Seniors can...
Home

Stay In Your Home or Move?

We work with many adult children who are in their 60’s and 70’s. Sometimes staying in one’s home is the answer for a parent, but often it isn’t. Each...
elder abuse

The Power to Prevent Elder Abuse Is In Your Hands

What is Elder Abuse?  Elder abuse is an intentional act, knowing, or neglect that causes or creates a risk of harm to an older adult. Types of Abuse * Physical Abuse- inflicting...
parents

5 Things To Learn While Caring For Aging Parents

Ask any current or former caregiver to describe the role of caregiving and the answer you will often hear is “journey”. The definition is certainly appropriate; however, there can...