Jessica Guthrie of When Career and Caregiving Collide Shares Her Story of Being a Full-time Executive and Full-time Caregiver to her Mom During the Pandemic

Jessica Guthrie is a full-time, millennial caregiver, advocate, educator, and non-profit senior executive.  Jessica is the full-time caregiver of her mother who was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease seven years ago. For the first half of her journey, Jessica was caregiving from a distance while she worked in Texas and her mother lived in […]

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Can You Imagine a More Accessible City for Seniors? Take a Short Survey to Help Three High School Engineer Students Keep Older Adults Safe and Independent in their Community

Dear readers of The Upside to Aging, Do you ever feel as if you are in danger while crossing the street? Are the countdown times on crosswalk signals too short, causing you to rush across or risk injury? If so, or even if you know someone who has these feelings, then we feel that this […]

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Wendy Adlerstein Shares Signs Adult Children Should Look For While Visiting with Older Loved Ones This Holiday Season

Wendy Adlerstein, LSW, is the Director of Client Care Services for First Light Home Care of West Suburban Boston.  She has more than 20 years of experience in working with seniors. Wendy holds a B.A. from Clark University, in Psychology with a concentration in Sociology and Human Services. In addition to her Massachusetts License in […]

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Let’s Talk, Aging Interview with Artfull Aging Founder Cailey Massey

I had such a pleasant conversation with Cailey Massey, owner of Artfull Aging. Art programs in Long Term Care is a vital creative outlet for older adults living in these communities. I can attest first-hand how important working with a professional artist is when establishing an art program in your community. Cailey has thought of […]

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This Holiday Season The Upside to Aging Wants to Share Your Caregiving Story

Share your #caregiving story with us. The Upside to Aging is hosting a new series that will run from November 1st through January 1st that shares individual caregiver’s stories throughout the holiday season. The holidays are a fun time to share with friends and family, but for family caregivers, this time can be overwhelming and stressful. We […]

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