Caring For Parents

The Art of Celebration

The Art of Celebration
Traditions and rituals are part of the way we mark time and enjoy the rhythm of our lives. Like the ghosts in Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, each holiday seems to fill with memories of... read more
Published on November 22, 2018.

Bridging the Distance: Long-Distance Caregiving

Bridging the Distance: Long-Distance Caregiving
In recent generations there has been a diaspora of families. Jobs, education, and loved ones have spread families out across the country and the globe. When our aging loved ones need assistance, it can... read more
Published on October 24, 2018.

4 Family Caregiving Facts You May Not Know

4 Family Caregiving Facts You May Not Know
No one wants to think about it, but unfortunately as our parents and loved ones age, family caregivers need to think about how to provide the best care possible.  According to an AARP report,... read more
Published on September 28, 2018.

Sustainability: 5 Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

Sustainability: 5 Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout
When we hear the word “sustainability”, we tend to associate it with environmental impact, eco-friendly options, and renewable energy sources; however, the concept is central to caregiving. It highlights the importance of not just... read more
Published on September 1, 2018.

4 Tips for a Better Hospital Stay

4 Tips for a Better Hospital Stay
No one wants to go to the hospital, but unfortunately as we age this becomes increasingly likely.  Seniors tend to have more hospital admissions than younger adults.  In order to be as comfortable in... read more
Published on December 28, 2017.

5 Holiday Tips for Caregivers

5 Holiday Tips for Caregivers
We have always learned that stress is bad, in fact, stress can make us sick. However, new scientific research is showing us that this may be a situation of mind over matter. According to... read more
Published on November 30, 2017.

A Season of Peace: Family Dynamics & Eldercare

A Season of Peace: Family Dynamics & Eldercare
After nearly 28 years in Geriatric Care Management, we have come to understand a few things about family dynamics in eldercare. Eldercare is a family affair Every family is unique Every family has a past, “black sheep”,... read more
Published on November 28, 2017.

Are Mom & Dad Safe? | A Checklist for Adult Children

Are Mom & Dad Safe? | A Checklist for Adult Children
Have you ever been at work and found yourself thinking about your parent’s safety? This is a reality for millions of Americans balancing a career and family caregiver responsibilities. However, with a little planning and... read more
Published on September 21, 2017.

Senior Savvy Events for the Summer

Senior Savvy Events for the Summer
The Summer in the Northwest brings with it some great music, art, and food. Think outside the box this summer and get your senior active out in the community! Summer events are casual, comfortable and... read more
Published on June 26, 2017.

Tips for Traveling with Seniors

Tips for Traveling with Seniors
Regardless of age, travel can wear anybody out. Traveling with a senior can be particularly stressful for families, but it doesn’t have to be. Read through this list of simple packing, travel, and arrival... read more
Published on June 20, 2017.

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