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Sibling Rivalry: When Family Members Disagree on Senior Care Options

Appreciation to Brad Breeding, President and Co-founder of myLifeSite, for giving me permission to provide some portions of his very important and well-written article: “Sibling Rivalry: When Family Members Disagree on Senior Care Options” “When it comes to caring for an aging loved one, having family members by your side can be a tremendous help […]

Ten Things to Ask Before Hiring a Home Care Agency

Such great questions to ask before hiring a Home Care Agency.  Appreciation to: Cypress HomeCare Solutions, Phoenix, Arizona, for giving me permission to reprint their Article here.  To contact: cypresshomecare.com   Tel: 602-264-8009   1.  How long has your company been in business? – With many new companies entering the marketplace, they often lack experience […]

Get the Picture?

I’ve decided that I’m going to be enthusiastic about this New Year. There’s way too much ‘negative’ in the world, so I’m ‘turning the tables.’ And, although I could probably do it literally, ..… I’m just going to “jump for joy” in my mind.’ What about you? You may be a caregiver, or realize that […]

Christmas: “Down Memory Lane…….”

For several years about mid-November, I made one of my ‘every 4-6 week’ trips to Spokane, Washington to visit Mom and Dad – initially when they were in assisted living; and subsequently when they were in extended care. The main purpose? To decorate their room for Christmas. Mom loved seeing all the decorations put up. […]

Give me a “T”…….

Give me a ‘T’….give me an “E”…..an A…. an M. Whatta ya got?  TEAM.  OK, yes, I used to be a cheerleader when I was in high school.  But I’ve learned over these 17 years, that teamwork is the key to successful senior care management.  In my opinion it’s a team of caring individuals (oftentimes […]