The Book Where You Look

When you need medical info for your aging parent, are you up to your elbows in paper and still not able to find what you need? Stop what you’re doing right now and put together a Medical Portfolio for each Read More …

The Caretaking Caregiver

There are many ways to be a family caregiver. Most people think of the traditional physical caregiving when the term “family caregiver” is used. However, there are other types of caregiving roles that family members can have

One a Day Keeps Stress at Bay

What is consistently felt by those of us caring for our elders? STRESS!! Eldercare lands in our lap like an elephant. It’s big, heavy and hard to ignore. We usually find that eldercare causes us to feel overwhelmed and our Read More …

Share the Care or Pull Out Your Hair

Many families will be gathering for the holidays. This is a perfect time to talk with your siblings about sharing the care for aging parents – before anyone loses more hair. Often, families are spread out geographically with one sibling Read More …

Getting ahead

This is the time of year to get ahead of the “end of year pile-up” that occurs when it’s open enrollment season for everything medical and the calendar year deductibles need to be revisited. If you prepare now for the Read More …

Time Out

Ever wonder why your elder gets so grumpy after a wonderful outing with you and your family?  They just had a great time!  We just had some family togetherness! Well, their time away from their home base may have exceeded Read More …