So many of you have expressed concerns about the emotional toll associated with your social isolation and resulting loneliness and similar challenges for others you love during this nearly three years of pandemic. You and I too have undoubtedly felt the impact from the many, many days of staying
Dear Friends of ParentingOurParents, I’ve never been a fan of New Years’ Resolutions. It always seemed too easy to miss that daily trip to the gym by January 10th and then it felt “downhill” from there. But I’ve long since enjoyed and recommended creating a list of New Years’ Aspirations/Inspirations.
What if Your Beloved Parent with Alzheimer’s Could Live a Freer, Happier and Healthier Life in a Dementia Village Like This?
What if your beloved parent with Alzheimer’s could live a freer, happier and healthier life in a dementia village like this?
We are sharing here essential terms commonly used by professionals that family caregivers should understand in order to empower them during their journey of love, caring for an aging loved one or an early onset Alzheimer’s parent. Person-centered care: requires understanding the world from the perspective of the individual living with
Who me? Now? Be grateful with all this going on? Grateful – hmmm. Maybe those thoughts crossed your mind when you saw this headline. Or maybe you thought: is there really a need for an international day to be grateful? Well, maybe the answer is a loud: “you betcha,” that
The digital technology that allowed workers to connect remotely during the COVID pandemic has now been found to help older adults become more physically, mentally, and socially healthy even when they are forced to be socially isolated and confined to their homes! This is the exciting conclusion of a
I am thrilled to share that my book, “Parenting Our Parents: Transforming the Challenge into a Journey of Love” has been so well-received that the publisher has decided to release it in paperback this Fall! In the book, you will learn how you can: read the signs your parents need
Please join me on Wednesday, August 17th for a free Caregiver Chat on “The Importance of Caregiver Support Groups.” Dr. Lakelyn Hogan Eichenberger, Home Instead gerontologist and caregiving advocate, HFC’s Alexandra Villano and support group member Rayna Katz, will join me as we discuss: How meaningful connections are formed among