The Most Valuable Gift this Season

The Most Valuable Gift this Season

If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us, it’s about the value of quality time spent with family and friends. My clients Bill and June, both in their eighties, described how their holiday family traditions changed as a result of the virus....
Finding Joy in the Bitter Winter

Finding Joy in the Bitter Winter

My client Betty, 82 years old, told me she was feeling sad with the start of winter.”When the days are shorter and it’s cold outside, I don’t want to go out as much, and neither do my friends,” she said. “But I also hate feeling cooped...
The Value of Caregiving

The Value of Caregiving

Joyce had been a caregiver for her mother for more than a year, and she contacted me when she realized she needed help finding in-home care while she was at work.”The pandemic has made things more difficult,” she told me. “My mom has had 2 home care...
Don’t Fall into Fall! Home Safety for Seniors

Don’t Fall into Fall! Home Safety for Seniors

Janet was concerned about her 82-year-old mother’s risk of falling, but was afraid to hurt her feelings. “I noticed the last time I visited that Mom had these throw rugs in her living room, and I almost slipped on one myself,” Janet said. “And...