Tag Archives: aging parents

Afraid of Falling?

I love the quote the article “Afraid of Falling? For Older Adults, the Dutch Have a Cure” ended on “You practice the things you know you can do, and not the things you can’t.” Falling as we age is one … Continue reading

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Filial Obligation

“While aging brings challenges to mind and body, it can also lead to an expansion in other realms. There is an abundance of emotional and social knowledge; qualities which scientists are beginning to define as wisdom . . . the … Continue reading

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Raising the Bar for Elderly Care

My husband’s grandmother “Jenny” is 94 and lives alone. Up until three years ago, her son was her main caregiver. When he passed away, her daughter offered to take her in, but she lives a few states away and Jenny … Continue reading

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Do You Have Compassion Fatigue? Caregiver Edition

One of my favorite quotes is “You can’t argue with crazy”. It’s a proven fact you just can’t. That is why in my last post I provided suggestions for dealing with the intolerable. A dear friend who recently read it … Continue reading

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Discover Your Story: A cure for Alzheimers?

It has been the summer of the arts. I caught the Broadway play Motown the Musical. It was simply amazing. It felt like more of a concert than theater. I attend the lecture of Kehinde Wiley, and viewed his exhibit … Continue reading

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