Overcoming Caregiving Concerns

A recent AARP survey found that 76% of adults 50 and older want to live in their home as long as possible. Yet as their physical, functional , or cognitive needs mount, some are reluctant to accept the help they need, which can compromise their safety and eventually jeopardize their... read more

Home Safety Tips

Job #1 when moving your aging parent or loved one into your home - or helping them age in place in their own home - is making it safe. Take a look at the home from the perspective of a person who uses a wheelchair or is a fall risk. You need a plan... read more

Tips For Communication Among Caregivers

Every Sunday night, my former client Anna, became exasperated when her 85-year-old mother, Lillian, had her once-a-week phone call with Anna's brother, Don. With Anna, Lillian was perennially sour, complaining of pain. But on her calls with Don, she sounded chipper and contented... read more

Depression & Older Adults

When you have depression, you have trouble with daily life for weeks at a time. Doctors call this condition "depressive disorder" or "clinical depression." Depression is a real illness. It is not a sign of a person's weakness or a character flaw. You can't "snap out of" clinical depression... read more

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