before you place your parents in a facility…..

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...

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It’s Just Stuff…Right?

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...

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It is not independent. it is Oklahoma’s first interdependent living

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....

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Self neglect

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...

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In light of so many recent suicides.

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...

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Almost done celebrating

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...

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Happy 2018!

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...

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Uber for elderly

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...

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Lessons learned

We at Purview Life are touched by the many lessons we learn every day from our elders. Do you have a story you would like to share with us about influential lessons you learned from your elders? ' contact us...

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together we can change it!

Jeanette Leardi, ChangingAging Contributor I have to admit that as I get older, I get more tired. Not so much physically or mentally, although I do have my moments of fatigue (doesn’t everyone at every age?). No –– what I’m...

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