When the Future Becomes Now: Care and Finances

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When the Future Becomes Now: Care and Finances Many would prefer to deny their loved one’s age. However, when it comes to financial planning, thinking of the future becomes essential for all parties involved. Some families may have already started providing financial or personal assistance to a loved one. However, as one continues to age the need for assistance steadily … Read More

Is It Time for In-Home Care? Recognizing the signs.

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As we ourselves age, so too do our parents. As adults we often find ourselves becoming the caretakers of others, paying back the loving dedication and care we received as children. Aging parents, however, can sometimes present unique challenges that you may not be equipped to handle. While caring for a loved one can be a rewarding and unique bonding … Read More

50 First Times Meeting a Parent: Learning to Live in the Moment

Lisa McLeod-LofquistAlzheimer's Disease, Home Care for Seniors, Senior Home Care - For Independent LivingLeave a Comment

There are many things that make the heart ache when you have a parent or loved one who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. The worst of them is when your parent or loved one no longer recognizes your face and does not know who you are. Each time you visit a parent or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, you carry a … Read More

Caring for Your Aging Parent Series

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Fall Activity Ideas for Seniors Whether you are providing constant care for an aging parent, sharing the responsibilities with family members, or are simply needing to stop over more and more frequently to check on a parent’s general welfare or physical condition, once happy visits can become difficult and strained.  This is a very normal evolution because rather than simply … Read More

Long-Distance Care for a Parent or Loved One

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Caring for an aging loved one can be a challenge.  Caring for an aging loved one long-distance can seem like an insurmountable challenge.  Today,  millions of families are separated by distance.  As our loved ones age and seem to require more assistance, there are ways to provide that assistance without traveling 2 or 3 times per month.  Here are some … Read More