Top 5 Tips on How to Discuss Care Decisions with a Parent

Guest Post Author: Adam Pike | SuperCarers Top 5 Tips For How to Discuss Care with a Parent Throughout our lives, there are some conversations that we just don’t want to have. Like ‘that’ talk about the birds and the bees. We avoided it, or we wriggled around it, but ultimately we are glad we […]

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What is a Staycation? And How Can it Help You as A Family Caregiver?

First Published on Sixty and Me What is a staycation and how can it make caregiving during the summer easier? Let me explain. Do you care for someone living with Dementia or Alzheimer’s? If you do, then you know it can be difficult to plan even a day trip away without a long list of to-do’s and […]

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Care Match: The Stress-Free Way to Finding a Follow-Up Care Provider

Guest Post Author: Preeya D’Mello | Repisodic Many people require follow-up care after leaving the hospital to help in the recovery from an injury, illness, or surgical procedure. This after hospital care, often referred to as post-acute care, is a key step in the recovery journey. It can improve a patient’s health outcomes decrease their out-of-pocket […]

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An Interview with Kathryn Harrison and Jaclyn Guenette Illustrator and Author of I Smile For Grandpa

I had an enjoyable chat with Jaclyn Guenette and Kathryn Harrison to discuss their recently released children’s book I Smile for Grandpa.  I Smile for Grandpa is a beautifully illustrated and written children’s book that aims to help parents teach their kids about dementia disease.  Through captivating images of woodland creatures and the fun adventures of the characters […]

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An Interview with Gary Joseph LeBlanc: Dementia Care and the Use of Redirection in Hospital and LTC Settings

I had a fantastic conversation with Gary Joseph LeBlanc on the standards of Dementia Care Training in Hospital and LTC settings.  He offered incredible insight and even provided us with tips and tricks on how to redirect individuals with dementia, so they are happy and healthy in their care. Gary is a Certified Dementia Communication Specialist […]

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Is Yoga Right for You? Learn How You Can Develop a Yoga Practice that Embraces Health and Aging

Guest Post Author: Travis Friot | Yoga for Health and Aging  For starters, let’s debunk some common myths about this practice.  Yoga is for everyone.  A lot of people envision yoga as a time and place of extreme stretching and flexibility. Images of people looking like contorted pretzels and even chanting some ominous conjuring language come to […]

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Are You Looking to Downsize? You Are Not the Only One! See How Thousands are Handling the Demands to Downsize and Move.

Guest Post Author: Patrick McShane | New Pond Village Retired Baby Boomers Impact Spring Selling Season The national real estate market remains strong, and this spring’s selling season promises to continue that trend. Driving the market is a healthy supply of inventory due to empty-nest Baby Boomers planning to downsize to spaces that mean less […]

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The Diagnosis Debate Hosted by GE Healthcare: With No Cure, Why Should we Aim for Earlier Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s Disease?

I was thrilled to be included as a panel member of the #TalkingTime debate hosted by GE Healthcare, which corresponded with the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2018 Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA. The debate hosted by GE comes at a critical time in the aging services. The number of older adults projected to need […]

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