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“That is what this book is about: how we get through this time, no matter how long it lasts.” -Jane Gross in A Bittersweet Season Caring for Our Aging Parents- And Ourselves I met this remarkable lady at an Elder Conference a few years ago- love this compassion and wisdom she shares. My favorite quote… Continue reading September Book of the Month
Many aging seniors pick at the food on their plates and eat like birds. Many elderly people who live on their own enjoy a bowl of cereal or a few cookies and completely bypass a well-balanced meal. Here are some reasons why your loved one might have such unhealthy eating:
Three months ago, my friend’s father suffered a debilitating stroke. After spending a few weeks in the hospital, he was transferred to a nursing home where the family was told that he would never recover enough to go home. Before my friend, Nancy, could accept that devastating news, her mother began to experience heart problems.
We may remember hearing the stories about how, as children, Mom or Dad lived in homes that were heated primarily by wood or coal stoves and maybe a few space heaters to knock off the chill in upstairs bedrooms. Now that they are aging and you see they are getting a little forgetful or careless,… Continue reading 5 Tips to Encourage Fire Safety for Seniors
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