It is the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? A special energy of joy, excitement, anticipation and celebration emerges this time of the year. As contagious as this energy is, it sadly escapes many families and or...
"The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they...
September 13, 2018 By Sig Cohen When my friend Bill’s mother’s primary care physician informed her that she would need round-the-clock support (because of one unexplained blackout), it was a shocker to her and her family. What to do? Bill and...
Learning to Manage the Emotions of Downsizing By Darcy Thiel, MA, LMHC One of my businesses is called “Less Mess, Less Stress.” When I first started, it would be what I envisioned- helping people clean out that junk room, or maybe...
Our Eastern Oklahoma Franchisee Beverly Rice and I had the most interesting and heart warming visit to OakCreek interdependent living in Stillwater Oklahoma. You can't help but feel the love and pride that the residents have for their community....
Warning signs when elders neglect their own care Elder self-neglect is a growing problem that commonly goes unreported because of so many elders living alone. Eleven million older adults live by themselves. The National Adult Protective Services Association defines self-neglect...
Thank you Beverly Rice for this wonderful information. Depression is not a normal part of aging… Did you know that in the US the rate of suicide for persons 65 and older has increased dramatically over the last 20 years. While...
May was Aging Life Care Managers month!! We have been so delighted to help celebrate this wonderful profession that dedicates itself to helping with elder and special needs issues. the first week of May was a blast. we went to Chicago...
May health and wealth be at your doorsteps in the new year! My job is to educate the community about our business. Given the fact that we have a pretty unique business model, I like to debrief my conversation after...
if we live long enough, chances are we will have to graduate from the driver seat to the passenger seat. it is a dreadful proposition for most of us as we view it to be the end of our...