By. Beverly Nelson When you live far from your senior parents but you still have to manage their care, you’re fighting an uphill battle. Mom doesn’t want to leave her home, but you have your own work and family obligations that need tending, and you can’t just go to her. It might seem
A Gift Guide for the Angels: Gifts for Caregivers By Beverly Nelson, standupforcaregivers.org Caregivers carry a heavy weight on their shoulders: they care for those that need help or cannot care for themselves. They soothe and comfort our loved ones: fathers, mothers, and grandparents. The job however is not easy; it requires a tremendous
Here’s a little fun fact for children of aging parents… Seniors have the highest crash death rate per mile driven, even though they drive fewer miles than younger people. In almost every industrialized country in the world, people are healthier and living longer than ever before. As a consequence,
What causes some people to keep bouncing back, while others give up at the first sign of struggle? This week, Diane tackles the subject of Geriatric Resilience. Plus... a down and dirty survival tip.