As a widower in my 70s, I’ve found a new sense of community and belonging at the Assisted Living Community I now call home. After spending the past
As an elderly woman, I have lived a long and fulfilling life. I have experienced many joys and sorrows, and I have faced my fair share of challenges.
As I sit in my living room, surrounded by the memories of my mother, I can’t help but smile. The past few years have been some of the
Doing it All Yourself Can Cost You! Recently our dishwasher died. Of course I thought I could fix it myself! After all, how hard could it be anyway?
Helping from a Distance! Ellie was confused! For the third time this week, Momma had told her the same story when they had their call. At first, Ellie
Deciding in Advance of the Need! Occasionally we will see Mom & Dad make their own “where to be” decisions in advance of the actual need to move.
Unusual Decisions During Uncertain Times! Have you ever experienced an “Unusual Personal Phenomenon”? Ok, right now you may have narrowed your eyes, furrowed your brow, or scratched your
What Mattie Did To Help From A Distance. This is the second part of Mattie’s Story. In our last article, we discussed Mattie’s struggle to help her Mom
When the Miles Matter In a couple of our recent blog posts, we looked at two very different responses to declining parents. Both of the scenarios we discussed
Journey Stop #2 is what we refer to as the Serious Time Stage. This is when the time commitment gets “Serious”. At this stage, you are spending between