Caring for your aging parents'

The Rewards and Hazards of Family Caregiving

The Rewards and Hazards of Family Caregiving

Though caregivers of loved ones are often viewed with appreciation, respect and admiration for undertaking this difficult task that requires physical and emotional resiliency, they may be unaware of the risks associated with this saintly endeavor. [...]

Role with Aging Parents

Role with Aging Parents

The blessing of today’s increased longevity has produced new challenges for adult children in managing their aging parents’ lives. Many adults are puzzled by their aging parents’ changed behaviors, habits or affect and often feel at [...]

How to be the best adult child to aging parents

How to be the best adult child to aging parents

Parents are taught how to raise their children and youngsters are instructed to treat their elders with respect. Yet, when the roles of the generations get reversed many adult children are uncertain about how to relate [...]

Cultivate the connection between grandparents and grandchildren

Cultivate the connection between grandparents and grandchildren

During the Holidays family members, young and old, gather to share the festivities. Many delight in the joy of intergenerational interactions. Seniors are enamored by the young children’s joy, delight in the maturing grandchildren’s accomplishments and [...]

Make a difference in the life of your aging parent

Make a difference in the life of your aging parent

The life of adult children is complicated enough. Having the responsibility of caring for elderly parents leaves many Boomers bewildered about how to best attend to their elders’ needs. Perhaps the most daunting of the many [...]

For caregivers of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease

For caregivers of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is one of the most dreaded medical conditions for the older population. It is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly erodes memory, cognitive and executive skills and functioning abilities. It is profoundly [...]

Help your partner with aging problems by monitoring changes

Help your partner with aging problems by monitoring changes

One of the most dreaded conditions of aging is Alzheimer’s disease. Many middle-aged individuals joke about their memory and function failures as a way to alleviate their anxiety about these changes. They may also do so [...]

Caring for elderly parents a challenge for boomers

Caring for elderly parents a challenge for boomers

If you are a baby boomer, you are likely to be among the thirteen million other adults who are involved in caring for their elderly parent/s or in laws. You are probably active in providing practical [...]