If you moved away from where you grew up or just grew apart from your parents but have chosen to take care of them in the winter of their lives, you may wish to “get reacquainted.” You may find yourself fascinated with their life lessons and want to share more
A recent research study from the University of Arizona shows more about this key to good health while aging: taking care of a spouse who is unwell can impact your own health. Heed this timely reminder: caregivers MUST take care of themselves as well as those they are caring for.
Are you taking care of your aging parents in your home or theirs? If so, you may be like many of your colleagues, feeling stressed and overwhelmed by the many responsibilities you’re taking care of. Here are 5 tips that have helped others and hopefully will help you make your
Aging Parents want to learn new technologies and become more engaged with life by using online enrichment, however, the younger generation is not finding the time to spend teaching our elderly how to use such technologies. Teaching aging parents how to use technology could keep them occupied, safe, more self-sufficient.
More seniors are moving in with their middle-aged children according to prominent sources. Some aging parents save money by selling their homes, moving in with their children and then using that money to hire in-home care. Now more than ever, we’re being told that POParent homeowners are adding on guest
Want some more good news? Here’s another important piece by Paul H. Irving of the Center for the Future of Aging/Milken Institute. It’s very well-researched and will help you to consider this: what are YOU doing to contribute to a stimulating and long life for yourself and others you love
If you’ve become the primary one who’s POParenting your aging parents — caring for those who cared for you — your siblings can be a great source of support, creative ideas and much-needed respite. POP Family Coaches with extensive experience working inter-generationally report the “lateral support” of siblings often proves
Do you remember what it was like to calm your children’s fears, whether it was the boogie man or the fear of going to a new school? You were there to listen to what was troubling them and to help lighten the impact of those fears. Now that you’re POParenting,
You’ll enjoy reading these helpful points on how our aging brains may naturally slow down and when and where they’re even better than ever. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/05/04/as-we-age-keys-to-remembering-where-the-keys-are/