As someone who tries to see the positive side of every situation no matter how dire I have to admit that COVID-19 has tested my joyful abilities on some days. I am happy to report that those times pass though and when I am striving for connection that the
During these days of Covid-19 with so much isolation and self-quarantining being required of our beloved seniors, it’s crucial for us to know about, consider and combat the extraordinary health risks associated with loneliness and isolation. Scientists say loneliness can pose as serious a health risk as smoking 15 cigarettes
Like you, I’ve been staying home and my time has been spent “seeing” clients on the phone and via Zoom, FaceTime and Skype. As I listen to them and to my friends, I hear a consistent theme: that living with this pandemic and its impact, many of us are finding ourselves
To my beloved POP community: What is POParenting? It’s caring with love, patience and useful tools for those loved ones who once cared for us and now need us to help them. What POParenting is NOT: “taking over someone’s life,” being a harsh disciplinarian, issuing orders. None of these
Corona Crisis Making You Anxious? All Alone Now? Or, Everyone Under One Roof? POP Family Coaching Deep Discount!
To my beloved POP community: If you’re reading this, it’s likely you are the middle-aged POParent of someone now deemed “elderly,” or – oh, my! you ARE the “at risk elderly,” even though you and I may still consider ourselves Baby Boomers and might be in fine health. So, my
Parenting Our Parents (POP) Foundation’s Founder and CEO Jane Wolf Frances Featured in Kaiser Health News
We are pleased to share with you Parenting Our Parents (POP) Foundation’s Founder and CEO Jane Wolf Frances’ feature in Kaiser Health News along with Loi Eberle, whom Jane POP Family Coached and who later became a POP Coach herself to help others. Parenting our aging parents when they say
What does Grandparents Day mean to you? Bring a joyful smile to someone you love this Sunday, Grandparents Day!
Did you have a grandparent who “saw” you and encouraged you in a unique and special way? Did your grandmother make the very best food in the whole wide world? Were your grandparents a “safe haven” if your parents were upset, working or too tired to listen to you? Maybe
AARP said recently that 42 million Americans over 45 are chronically lonely. Wow! Why is that? Fewer of us are getting married; we are having fewer children; more of us are becoming divorced and widowed. We get a dog instead of a friend. We interact on Facebook rather than in
Ever find yourself scratching your head for fun ideas to do with your grandkids, things that will keep you connected in joyful events? Here’s an article that gives you activity ideas based on your grandchildren’s age. http://huff.to/1ijgFLL Whether you live near or far, or the seasons are winter or summer,