One of the toughest decisions is answering the question, “When is the right time to move out of my home?” Absolutely no one I have ever worked has wanted to move out of their own home. It’s home! It’s where all those memories are, it’s often where children and grandchildren were raised, holiday dinners were Read More >>
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Who Cares the Cause! Dementia Is Dementia!
Living with a loved one whose mind is slowly leaving them is such a difficult and trying life experience. First, it seems that our loved one can’t quite keep all the facts straight about just the little things of life. And, we often blow off this initial part of ‘dementia’ as just normal aging…and part Read More >>
It’s All about the Food (and the Drink)!
We all love to eat, right? And there is nothing like home cooking, sharing a meal with family and friends, teasing mom about whether her pumpkin pie this year is as good as last year’s! You know, all the things we hold so dear to us seem to happen in the kitchen and around the Read More >>
Finding Happy Endings with Helping Hearts, Part Two
Everyone still likes happy endings, right? A very young 90-something woman, who had lived alone in her own home for many years, fell in her bathroom and was not found for a number of hours. (This does happen to older adults way too often and there is a way to make sure help arrives quickly.) Read More >>
Finding Happy Endings with Helping Hearts, Part One
Everyone likes happy endings, right? If we didn’t, Hollywood moviemakers wouldn’t work so hard to find new and creative ways to tell stories in which good wins over bad the guy gets the girl or the unlikely deserving person finally makes it big. You know, the stuff that movies are made of! But what makes Read More >>
Save a Penny, Earn a Penny – and Your Future Care Needs
As a kid, I remember how excited I would be to find a penny (or even a nickel or dime!) on the ground. I would run over, pick it up, and show it to my Dad. He would say something like this, “Great, you just earned a penny today! Make sure you put it in Read More >>
Home Is Where the Heart Is….and the Rest of the Body!
One of the most basic needs of human beings is having a place to call home, a place that is safe, comfortable, warm, restful, and has plenty of room for your stuff. Home provides a solid foundation off from which you can go each day, out into the world, and do what you need to Read More >>