Any chance you’ve been feeling overwhelmed, confused, even resentful that you just don’t know what to do next or you don’t have more help – from your siblings, your spouse or others you thought would “be there” to help support your parent(s) with their dementia, chronic illness or ordinary frailty,
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
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
70% of All Caregivers Over the Age of 70 Die First: Recognizing and Responding to ‘Caregiver Syndrome’
This headline is definitely a heart-stopper and a brain twister. How can that possibly be? “Caregiver Syndrome“ is an increasingly popular way to describe the results of caring for an ill or dying loved one in terms of the impact on the caregiver’s physical health, mental health, and emotional
If you are anywhere north of 50, it’s likely you’re aiming to better manage your stress. Doing so may be even more important to your well-being if it’s chronic stress versus stress related to a single life event. Those of us of this age often feel like we’re battling chronic