Family Caregivers: A Caregiver’s Bill of Rights

All caregivers face challenges from time to time, sometimes forgetting their personal rights. Family caregivers in particular have their own set of obstacles due to years of personal history and the nature of the relationship. Many family caregivers have trouble … Read More

5 New Year Resolution’s for Older Adults

2017 is on it’s way and you know what that means…resolution time! Even if you gave up on resolutions years ago, it’s never too late to become re-inspired! You have to admit, the idea of a fresh new year and … Read More

November: National Family Caregiver Challenge!

November National Family Caregivers Month “Take Care to Give Care” National Family Caregivers Month is recognized each November in celebration of family members who care for one or more of their loved ones.  “Take Care to Give Care” is the … Read More

Driving Miss. Norma: A Year Long Adventure at 90

This is a story of love, a story of adventure and most of all a story of gaining a second lease on life. Michigan native Norma Jean Bauerschmidt had no idea that at age 90 her life would be completely transformed. In … Read More

Fun Fall Activities At Any Age

  There’s nothing quite like the feeling of stepping outside on that fist crisp morning of Autumn. As the cool fresh air gives you an extra pep in your step, you are surely ready for some fun fall activities! From … Read More

How to Help Elderly Parents Manage Finances

Everyday, elderly parents find themselves in situations where guidance with money management is needed. Financial situations usually change as we get older making it necessary for children or a professional advisor to step in helping maintain assets for the loved … Read More

Dealing With Siblings Not Helping Elderly Parent

Why does every responsibility fall on me?  Are you feeling like you are the only sibling truly providing the care your parent needs? It is not unusual for the oldest child or the one living closest in proximity to be … Read More

25 Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help at Home

Recognizing the Warning Signs As parents age, it’s natural for children to wonder if mom and dad are in need of help. If you have concerns about your parents living on their own, ask yourself where that worry is stemming … Read More

Grandparents Day: Make a Grand Gesture!

Nation Grandparents Day is just around the corner, don’t let this year go by without letting your granny and gramp’s know just how appreciated they are! Even the simplest of actions can be considered grand gestures in your loved ones … Read More

Shaming Children who are not Primary Caregivers to their Parents

If you have and elderly parent in need of care, you may be experiencing challenges you never even saw coming. Children of elderly dependent parents often express feelings of guilt, confusion, and frustration stemming from the judgment put upon them … Read More