Nowadays there are three groups of people downsizing: 90 year olds are moving to retirement residences, the 70 plus crowd is moving to bungalows, condos or apartments, and the over 50 year olds are moving to a new LIFESTYLE, be it on the water, on a golf course, near theatre's, etc. With so many people downsizing, … Continue reading How a Family Member Can Help a Senior to Downsize
At this time of year many families spend time together. Some children or grandchildren travel hundreds or thousands of miles to join and support their loved ones. At times they are quite surprised to see the deterioration that has happened to their parent in just one short year. They know change is coming but aren't … Continue reading Difficult Conversations
We have had several calls from family members that had a parent in palliative care with little time to live. They wanted a plan for dealing with "the stuff." We met and I looked at what would need to be accomplished when the time came. I then suggested that they spend as much time as … Continue reading Mom’s Dying. What do I do?