Getting To Your Creative Side

Getting To Your Creative Side

For most retirees, the former daily requirements of work, along with its inherent deadlines, restrained your creative juices. Time was dedicated to the tasks required to complete the work, which channeled your efforts and attention in a singular manner. There may have...

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Age-Friendly Tech to Combat Senior Isolation

Age-Friendly Tech to Combat Senior Isolation

Age-friendly tech can be a great way for your senior loved one to connect with friends and family through video chatting, text messaging, emailing, and social media — but technology can also help you to be a better caretaker to your loved one. From file-sharing services like Google Drive and Dropbox to various mobile apps like TaskRabbit and Postmates, technology can help you to care for and stay in touch with your loved one — whether you’re near or far.

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4 Ways to Downsize Your Home Without Breaking Your Heart

4 Ways to Downsize Your Home Without Breaking Your Heart

A life well lived means that you inevitably amass a cache of material possessions, all attached to a lifetime of memories. This makes downsizing a stressful and daunting undertaking that can be both physically and emotionally challenging to most seniors, as well as loved ones and caregivers. With the COVID-19 lockdown being enforced on many of us, you may not currently be able to take all the necessary steps needed to downsize right now, but here’s how to get started and make the process a lot less overwhelming.

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Is Dad Always Right?

Is Dad Always Right?

Several years ago two sons invited me into the family home for an Aging in Place assessment of their parents in their late 80s. The father was fragile and their mother had health problems. Neither parent could complete their daily care routines. The picture was bleak — for the couple to stay in their home they would need daily caring.

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