Aging in place

If you follow me on social media or know me in my capacity as an Aging Life Care® manager you know that I am on hot standby for the most up to date, useful,  awesome designs and trends related to aging in place. At age 59 I realize that aging in place is not a one-time… Continue reading Aging in place

Why I’m fine with 59

“Age ain’t nothin’ but a number ” has never been my favorite quote of the day. For me, age is a virtual big box filled with a collection of dreams, memories, aches, pains, laughter, hope, and sometimes regret. Favorite ages of mine have included thus far: 18, 21, 28, 31, 54 and 55, times of… Continue reading Why I’m fine with 59

Sibling rivalry, aging parents and running the emotional gauntlet

Sibling rivalry, also known as competition between sisters and brothers for a parent’s attention, may change over time. Unique relationships can strengthen or weaken on the road from childhood to adulthood. Physical and emotional distances offer adult siblings new opportunities to develop respectful, loving, caring relationships. Sometimes though, a few embers of competitiveness or jealousy… Continue reading Sibling rivalry, aging parents and running the emotional gauntlet

To Betty Friedan with love

To all my sisters who marched last weekend, I honor you. Stay strong because those who still believe women are the weaker sex will need constant reminders that we roar! We do not back down. And we fight – but not like a girl. And here’s also to the men in our lives who see… Continue reading To Betty Friedan with love

Aging in place #LetsAllStayHome

Aging in place. #AIP. This. Yes. Something like 89% of boomers want to age in place. Well duh. Boomers, Gen X&Y and now Millennials  have watched their parents and grandparents struggle fiercely to stay home even as the inevitability of aging takes its toll on health. The next chapter in this worst story ever is… Continue reading Aging in place #LetsAllStayHome