The Emotional Issue of Money and Long Term Care Management

April 22, 2020

Family financial matters tend to be a forbidden topic, as well as the root of a variety of arguments, enhanced emotions, and misunderstandings. And for a lot of today’s older adults, who maintain a “Depression mentality” from years of saving for a rainy day and learning to “waste not, want not,” it may be difficult for them to grant access to personal finances to adult children, and to recognize the need to spend some of those personal finances on long-term care management. [Read More...]

5 Tough (But Normal) Caregiver Emotions – and How to Manage Them

March 11, 2020

If you are feeling a bit discouraged in your role as caregiver, take heart; you’re in good company. Providing homecare for aging parents is probably one of the most complex roles we can hold: extremely worthwhile on the one hand, while at the same time discouraging and ever-evolving, regularly leading to feelings of uncertainty about whether we’re up to the challenge and providing the best possible care. [Read More...]

Caring for a Family Member? Resolve to Care for Yourself Too with These Tips

December 16, 2019

Senior woman backpacking and exploring If you’re among the 8% of Americans who actually accomplish their New Year’s resolution goals, well done! However, if you are like most of us, you have given up well before even turning the calendar page to February. Although without a doubt it’s commendable to strive to improve ourselves by resolving to lose 10 pounds or eat healthier, for busy family caregivers, there are many truly meaningful, attainable goals that will inspire hope and improve life all through the year. [Read More...]