aging parents Archives - Aging in Place

How to Work with Siblings to Care for an Aging Parent

  Can’t we all just get along? If you’re having trouble working with siblings to care for an aging parent, you may be asking yourself this question. Caring for an elderly parent alone can be complex enough without having to arrive at medical, financial, and practical decisions as a team – especially if you struggle to agree on the simpler decisions of life. If you’re … [Read more...]

A Wake Up Call for Boomers? This Really Got Me Thinking.

  So many Boomers have transitioned into a time in their lives when they add to their repertoire of experiences the role of caregiver. I think often this time brings on an awakening of sorts; where yet another set of blinders are peeled back and one begins to come to terms with not only the fact that our parents really do grow older, but so do we. Now, every so … [Read more...]

One great thing you can do for your future

  With the millions of people helping care for their aging parents and the 10,000 people turning 65 every day in the U.S., there is about to be an incredible need nationally for care of some kind to help seniors and their families. I hope in spite of recent news about a Pew Research study that says Americans don't think that aging is a major problem, people will get … [Read more...]