For some reason lately I have heard a spate of statements like: “She won’t listen to me.” “He’s so stubborn. Even if it makes his life better – and healthier – he still won’t do what IRead More . . .
I recently read a statistic that took me by surprise: While only 25% of the aging parents surveyed report that they are stressed because of their adult children, nearly twice as many adult children reportRead More . . .
Recently my 79-year-old neighbor, Grace, was sitting in my kitchen for coffee and a chat. I was a little startled when she leaned in, grinned, and said, “I’m taking tango lessons and none of my kidsRead More . . .
Does mom refuse to buy new clothes and insist on wearing stained, torn and well-worn clothing? Or, does she wear the same clothes for two, three or more days in a row? Changes in personal hygiene can beRead More . . .
According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), nearly 90% of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they age. In fact, the report goes on to say that even if they begin to need day-to-dayRead More . . .
Have you heard the saying that it takes a village to raise a child? Well, as mom and dad get older, it’s literally taking a village to help aging seniors help themselves, so they can stay in their homesRead More . . .