Dealing with Family treasures

Make sure Family Treasures are more than just STUFF   Dying is the last thing most of want to think of let alone talk about, but there are just somethings that need considering.  Some of those things are what I wrote about in my newest book A guide to dealing …

Staying Home in your 70s, 80s, and Beyond – Free Chapter

Defining “Staying Home”   “Staying Home” in the context of this book, means staying in your home. Be it a house, condo, apartment, or mobile home (which was my mother’s chosen home until her 90’s) or whatever place it is that you choose to call “home”.   As we get …

Helping Aging Parents Make Difficult Decisions – Free Chapter

My Health is my concern, not yours   If that is not the case, it brings us back to that conversation being best served by having an understanding of your parent’s temperament.  If the conversation is started by suggesting it take place at the doctor’s office, you have already lost …

Thank Goodness for Technology

Paper’s good, but digital lasts longer       Tablets are a technology we all use today, these tablets and their associated apps are just the ticket for capturing those images   Not Technology Savvy?   You don’t have to be tech savvy to use this step; I think you …