aging parent

Your Mother-in-law needs a place to live…

January 17, 2013

 Have you lived through a scene like this one? Are you afraid you might someday? When we go about our daily lives assuming all is well, we  often feel like we’ve been hit with a Mack truck when a crisis occurs. You don’t want to be making decisions in a panic mode like the woman […]

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Would my aging parent (AND I) benefit from an Adult Day Health Center?

January 16, 2013

Adult Day Health (ADH) Centers provide a wide range of day services for both disabled individuals and the elderly.  Some of the names that Adult Day Health Centers are known by include: Adult Day Care Center, Adult Day Services, Adult Day Residential and Care and Medical Adult Day Care Services.     The primary goals of adult […]

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A New Year… Without Mom

January 1, 2013

For many years, I dreaded the day I would lose my Mom. I often said that I felt very blessed to have a mother in my life for so many years… My next birthday, I hit the big 6-0! The flip side, of course , is that I did have a mother in my life […]

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A Checklist for Elder Care

September 6, 2012

One of my instructors for the Certified Senior Advisor, CSA® designation was Dr. Jim McCabe, a Geriatric Care Manager in Los Altos, CA.

He offered us a checklist to help manage the challenges of elder care.

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