Crisis Management

Home Safety Checklist

Home Safety Checklist
We have created a few documents to help you during your safety assessment for your aging loved-one.  Print out the Home Safety Checklist and our Emergency Preparation Booklet.    read more
Published on November 12, 2015.

When a Parent Becomes a Caregiver

When a Parent Becomes a Caregiver
As a parent, it is your worst fear: your child sustains a life-changing injury. It doesn’t matter if they are in their first year of life, or their 51st year of life, your child... read more
Published on July 15, 2015.

Fear Itself: Tackling What We Fear Most About Aging

Fear Itself: Tackling What We Fear Most About Aging
In his 1933 inaugural address, Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered these famous words to generations of Americans steeped in the depression, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself-nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which... read more
Published on July 6, 2015.

Building Your Care Team After a Crisis

Building Your Care Team After a Crisis
Whether we are 25 or 75, a health crisis can change life as we know it seemingly overnight. Each individual has a unique web of interconnected relationships and needs that feed and shape their... read more
Published on February 27, 2015.

Long-Term Care After a TBI

Long-Term Care After a TBI
Coming in at an average of just 3 pounds, the human brain holds some of the most wide-ranging and complex responsibilities in the body. To name a few, it plays a huge role in:  behavior emotion... read more
Published on February 25, 2015.

When a Loved One is Diagnosed with Cancer

When a Loved One is Diagnosed with Cancer
Whether it is your long-time spouse or an aging parent, the impact of a cancer diagnoses is felt throughout the entire web of relationships that surround us. Even in recent films from The Judge... read more
Published on February 13, 2015.

Advocacy After Diagnosis: Care Managers and Cancer Patients

Advocacy After Diagnosis: Care Managers and Cancer Patients
Sitting in the middle of the consult room, the doctor tells you, “It’s cancer.” All the words that follow those two may seem like a blur. What type it is and in what stage,... read more
Published on January 28, 2015.

Staying Calm in an Emergency: Video Blog

Staying Calm in an Emergency: Video Blog
Alice Beckham, 91 | Calming Crafts  In the last of our video series called "Absolutely Alice", Alice Beckham, 91, shares things she likes to make and how working with her hands can be calming. September... read more
Published on September 12, 2014.

Family Crisis: Preparing for a medical event or hospital discharge

Family Crisis: Preparing for a medical event or hospital discharge
When an aging loved has a medical event like a fall or stroke, our geographic area may not be in a state of emergency, but our families certainly are. We make plans for power... read more
Published on September 5, 2014.

The Cost of Crisis: The price we pay when we don't plan for the future

The Cost of Crisis: The price we pay when we don't plan for the future
We fail to make decisions in our lives for all kinds of reasons such as a lack of information, procrastination, or the hope that if we do nothing, we won’t have to. Maybe we... read more
Published on December 31, 2013.

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