- Time to Sell Mom’s Home – How Do We Tell Her?
Be upfront and honest
- Bewildering Adult Day Care Visits
Mother becomes disoriented returning home from day care
- Let Go of the Past
Take a fresh approach to the caregiver relationship
Realize the caregiving challenge costs us time, money, and energy so we try to make the best of it. A fresh approach could deliver a great sense of serenity in both lives. Accept your elder's limitations and face the future together with a fresh slate.
- Internet Use and Oldest Adults -- Closing the Gap
Internet use is up for the "Young Old"
Is there some group that sees seniors as its constituency and has nationwide reach and the money to get the training set up in every region? That group should set the 100% goal. Who might that be?
- Silly Segmentation Strikes Again
The Real Elderly Hidden Behind Demographic Murkiness
by Laurie Orlov
Hearing, monitoring, seeing, connecting. These are keys that matter as life span lengthens. Maybe even marketers will get wise to sub-segmentation of the oldest age ranges...
- How Much Are We Worth?
Life's Value Rests in How We Choose to Live
Government agencies put a price tag on my life & your life but Rabbi Address asserts that our life really has no monetary value. The value rests in how we choose to live & honor the relationships we have developed...
- Aging in Place: I'm a Fool for the City
Guest Writer Patrick J. Roden PhD discusses "Age-friendly Cities"
Age-friendly Cities is a concept gaining momentum globally as the population ages world wide. The World Health Organization has developed a guide to Global Age-friendly Cities with the goal of encouraging active aging...
- The Power of Presence
Finding Strength and Community Being Present with Loved Ones
Unexpected loss triggers our own fears of our own mortality; we naturally wish not to be alone. So presence cuts both ways; support for those in need and a real sense of psycho-spiritual healing for those who support...
- Assisted Living Money Running Out? Find Help
Help with Assisted Living Money Matters
My mother has been in an assisted living facility for five years. Her assets are now used up. I don’t know what to do about the assisted living facility.
- CES Notably light on Tech Gear for Seniors
As expected, this year’s 2011 Consumer Electronic Show was complete replete with pounding stereos and flashing TV screens.
Attendees were treated to a particularly awe-inspiring multi-screen, stop-you-in-your-tracks LG display; the white light room with nothing but Audis in it; and that deep-plush Microsoft area -- hard to call it a booth -- with so many Kinect game-playing glassed compartments.