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?
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
I read a lot of studies about aging and about people who are doing ParentingOurParents (POP). Today I read a study that stated older people have a “positive bias,” described as a default position that resembles: “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” I stopped in my tracks reading on that one.
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
Is there any chance you’re finding yourself getting upset or frustrated with your senior parents? Are you trying to get them to see and do things your way, or cheer them up with the holidays upon us, only to be faced with negativity from them? Perhaps they’re living in pain,