This is the post I've been dreading. Like the situation I’m in, I've put it off, and put it off some more. I’m embarrassed, and I’m ashamed of what I've done, or rather what I haven’t done. In the last six months, I have only seen my grandmother twice. After seeing her several times a… read more
For many, this particular Sunday is filled with more heartbreak than joy read more
They say, “Practice makes perfect.” Working for Home Instead Senior Care, it’s my job to connect with older adults and their families. I read and hear their stories every day. I have access to the latest research and training for family caregivers. I work with the experts in dementia and caregiving. My professional career is… read more
You may not see them; often they work quietly in the background. You may think you don’t know any; they typically don’t want any accolades or recognition. But they are out there, and without them our communities wouldn't be the same. Senior volunteers take on volunteer opportunities at schools, churches, hospitals, homeless shelters and more. Many seniors,… read more
I sat in the middle of the ocean with a group of caregivers. We were far from any trouble or responsibility at home. While the physical distance was great and our surroundings serene, that first day felt odd, and not at all like any of us thought a cruise vacation should feel. It was reminiscent… read more
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