Posts in Category: Caregiving

Aging as a family team – How to support seniors as a partner in caregiving

April 15th, 2014

Watching a spouse decline physically and mentally is hard.  After years of perfecting a balance of give and take, division of tasks, and most importantly trust and friendship, a spouse may find it nearly impossible to admit that their wife …


What don’t families don’t understand about aging – #Earlyconversations

March 26th, 2014

What is it that most families don’t understand?  Most families are under the impression that their aging relative does not want to discuss, think about and plan for aging as part of a family team. However, I have found that …


Free Discussion Guide to initiate conversations about aging with your family

January 29th, 2014

Imagine sitting around the dinner table with your parents.  You casually mentioned an article you read and how this has made you re-look at the aging process.  You hold your breath waiting for the axe to drop.  Your parents have


Shrink that elephant – Initiate family discussions about aging now! #planforaging

January 28th, 2014

            Imagine sitting around the dinner table with your parents.  You casually mentioned an a book that you read and how this has made you re-look at the aging process.  You hold your breath waiting for the axe to drop.  Your


#Team Aging – Tips on how to work as a family team on behalf of an aging relative

January 21st, 2014

In terms of caregiving, most of the articles available discuss the “caregiver”, that is, the singular person who provides the care for an aging relative, which is most typically an aging parent. In reality, there may be one person who …


Free Home Care Guide – how to find, implement and supervise caregivers in your home

January 21st, 2014

Do you know what questions to ask when you are calling home care agencies to hire somebody to assist and aging relative? Do you know the advantages and disadvantages of using an agency or private individual? Once this person is …


Aging in Isolation is not the answer – #Team Aging

January 20th, 2014

“My mom is getting older.” “My dad is losing his memory.” “My grandmother is no longer able to drive safely.” All of these statements are about one person, a mother, a father, a grandmother. This is how our society describes …


How do I supervise my home care workers?

January 17th, 2014

I get so many questions from families of a senior regarding home care.  How do I find the right agency or person?  How do I supervise them?  This toolkit can provide basic guidance and tools to help families manage the …


Free Webinar – What is Caregiving?

January 16th, 2014

Free Webinar for the next 48 hours – Are you a caregiver? Do you provide at least one hour of assistance a week to an aging relative? Learn more about the most common responsibilities involved in assisting a senior from …


Free Webinar – What is Caregiving?

January 15th, 2014

Free Webinar for the next 72 hours – Are you a caregiver?  Do you provide at least one hour of assistance a week to an aging relative?  Learn more about the most common responsibilities involved in assisting a senior from …



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