Helping your Aging Parent with Spring Cleaning

Why do we commonly associate a big cleanup of our homes with the season of spring?  Longer daylight hours and the warmer weather certainly make the task far more pleasant.  Spring is also associated with renewal and freshness, so it does make a bit of sense. A yearly cleanup is a great idea, especially in … Continue reading Helping your Aging Parent with Spring Cleaning

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Deductible Medical Expenses

Filling in our tax return is something nearly all of us dread, due to the time it can take and the confusion it can sometimes cause. That’s why a large proportion of the population hire a certified public accountant to take on the responsibility on their behalf. Taking the route of hiring professional help can … Continue reading Deductible Medical Expenses

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Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent

One of the most natural elements of older age is that we eat less. This can be a hard concept for the children of parents to swallow, not least because their own insatiable appetite is often burning away as brightly as ever. In reality, there are a number of factors that lead to a loss … Continue reading Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent

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THE WAITING GAME: HOW PROCRASTINATION CAN LEAD TO A FAMILY CRISIS

I had two calls to start my Monday both with families who were holding off on starting care because of their loved ones resistance to wanting care. Both families were in dire need of care immediately. In both situations there was the spouse providing the care for the (husband/wife). The families called us concerned, that … Continue reading THE WAITING GAME: HOW PROCRASTINATION CAN LEAD TO A FAMILY CRISIS

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DON’T BE WOOED BY FALSE PROMISES FROM YOUR NON-MEDICAL HOME CARE AGENCY

When I speak to a family about what non-medical home care can deliver for many it’s an education process. Most people that reach out to me are placing their first call ever to inquire about their loved one needing assistance. They feel lost and overwhelmed. They depend on myself and our office staff to guide … Continue reading DON’T BE WOOED BY FALSE PROMISES FROM YOUR NON-MEDICAL HOME CARE AGENCY

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