Avoiding Loneliness in the Summer

Avoiding Loneliness in the Summer

Summer is often considered a time for fun, laughter, adventure, and socializing. However, for the elderly, it can be a time of increased loneliness and isolation, particularly when they are unable to get out of their homes or they need someone to accompany them on...
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...
Caring for Your Parents During This Pandemic

Caring for Your Parents During This Pandemic

These are uncertain times. Daily news is filled with stories about the COVID-19 virus and how it is affecting our world. We are speaking with many families who made the decision to move their aging parents home with them during this time. There are also many who live...