What To Look For When Visiting An Aging Loved One
Whether you see an aging loved one on a daily/weekly basis, or your aging loved ones live far enough way to require a road trip or airline flight, there are four main areas you want to pay special attention to when visiting next. Home Environment Your loved one’s physical environment can tell you […]
When It’s Time to Go
My dad once said to me, “no one ever tells you, how hard it is to get old.” I didn’t understand what he meant when he first uttered those words to me, but over the last 8 years I’ve worked with Seniors, I absolutely understand and get what he meant. The aging process isn’t always […]
The Hidden Gems of the Assisted Living and Memory Care World
It’s surprising how little is known or understood about the Residential Care Home. Incredibly they are the backbone of assisted living and are certainly the work-horse of memory care. In California there is one license under Title 22 that governs all the large communities (Assisted Living/Memory Care), secure Memory Care communities, and the Residential Care […]
Help Your Loved One Do What They Still Love Doing….
It was year seven in my mom’s 12-year dementia journey when I finally called “Uncle” on insisting to do it my way. I had arrived at the startling conclusion that I could spend the final years in constant battle with her, or I could figure out how to keep her calm and happy, and guess […]