Our Mission

Our goal with this blog is simple: to educate and empower our clients and their loved ones by providing them with the tools and resources to make care easier. We do this by offering posts by experts on home care, transition care, dementia, Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis and elderly care.

  • Caring for Your Aging Parents Long Distance

    Caring for Your Aging Parents Long Distance

    Realizing that our parents are getting older is a hard fact of life. We think of our parents as being infallible and always being there for us. But what happens when there are signs that our parents are getting frail or are starting to lose their memory? When we have to start being there for them and we live an hour away or maybe in a different state, how do we take care of them? We will have to become a “long distance caregiver.” So how do we handle this challenge of being a caregiver from long distance?
  • Is Raising Children Similar to Helping Your Aging Parents? [Part 2 of 2]

    Is Raising Children Similar to Helping Your Aging Parents? [Part 2 of 2]

    We did it all as parents, but, hopefully, most of us did not do it alone. We reached out to our family and friends when we needed help. We may have had Grandma or Grandpa over to watch our kids or we may have had a neighbor pick them up from school. We sent our kids to day care when we had to work, hired babysitters for date nights, and carpooled with other parents when we could. As our children transitioned from teenagers to adults we reached out to our parents and friends for help and advice.
  • Is Raising Children Similar to Helping Your Aging Parents? [Part 1 of 2]

    Is Raising Children Similar to Helping Your Aging Parents? [Part 1 of 2]

    Most people know that I am the mother of six children. However, most people don't know that I became a mother in every way womanly possible - vaginal birth, cesarean delivery, adoption, as well as children from a 2nd marriage. God has blessed me with boys and girls in every conceivable way except for delivery by stork!
  • Long Distance Home Care – How to Help Your Elderly Parents When You’re Far Away

    Long Distance Home Care – How to Help Your Elderly Parents When You’re Far Away

    Helping your elderly parents as they age is a challenging task for all adult children, but it is especially difficult for those that live far away. Modern families are spread out more than ever before. In fact, the National Institute on Aging estimates that more than 7 million Americans are long distance family caregivers. The reality is that it will take more effort on your part to be a long distance family caregiver, but the good news is that you are not alone and help is available.
  • The Sandwich Generation - One Daughter's Thoughts and Advice

    The Sandwich Generation - One Daughter's Thoughts and Advice

    Sometimes it is helpful to know that you are not the only one. Today's "sandwich generation" includes millions of people wedged between their grown children and their aging parents. Providing elder care at home can be challenging. Family caregivers need to take special care of themselves in order to be available for their elderly parents as well as their spouse and adult children.
  • Things to Consider with Long Term Live-in Home Care [Part 2 of 2]

    Things to Consider with Long Term Live-in Home Care [Part 2 of 2]

    Hiring a live-in caregiver through a home care agency not only ensures qualified care is being provided and monitored, it also offers the advantages of being matched for compatibility, establishing a trail period, and providing back-up care. “The importance of compatibility cannot be stressed enough. You, your caregiver, and your family are going to be spending lots of time together. So you better make sure that you really like each other.

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