If Mom or Dad has summer vacation plans, be aware that older bodies are more vulnerable to the stresses of travel.
Begin with a pretrip appointment with the doctor
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We all accumulate belongings over the years. But when is it too much?
According to Michael Tompkins, PhD, author of Digging Out: Helping Your Loved One Manage Clutter, Hoarding and CompulsiRead More
Morphine, hydrocodone, fentanyl . . . with the opioid crisis in our country, it can be scary to hear that a frail or seriously ill relative needs this type of medicine. What are the risks of addictRead More
When a loved one obviously needs help at home but refuses to allow it, it's frustrating! Below are two common concerns, with suggestions for ways to problem solve together.
It may be true: Your aging relative needs more and more care. You know you are the best person for the job. But it's too much to do on top of your own work. Think twice before exiting the workfRead More