Lend A Hand: Helping Your Aging Parents
October 11, 2023
Even in the best of circumstances, it’s a challenging task that can easily be derailed. If you’re trying to help an aging parent, you know the score. One day things can seem fine yet the next, everything can come crashing down. So even when things are going well, it can…
Will You Or Won’t You? Have You Prepared A Will?
July 19, 2023
If you’re a member of the Silent Generation or a Baby Boomer, you might be sitting on a lot more wealth than previous generations. If you were born after 1964, you may therefore be one of the recipients of the Great Wealth Transfer that is predicted to take place in…
Rules And Relationships: Which Siblings Should Care For Aging Parents?
February 22, 2023
Rosalyn Carter, wife of former President Jimmy Carter, has spent decades advocating on behalf of family caregivers. She is credited with stating one of the essential truths about caregiving today: “There are only four kinds of people in the world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are currently caregivers….
Who Cares: Family Caregivers – Celebrated But Not Supported
November 9, 2022
To all who celebrate, congratulations: November is National Family Caregivers Month. In fact, there’s even a White House proclamation recognizing the harsh reality of family caregiving: “The truth is, at some point in our lives, each of us will likely need to be a family caregiver.” The proclamation also recognizes…
Story Time: Some Late Summer Book Recommendations
August 24, 2022
Whether you’re trying to squeeze the last days of leisure out of summer or looking forward to a busy fall, you may have time for one more summer read before Labor Day arrives. In that case, we have a few new titles for you to consider, ranging from light and…
What’s Left Behind: Who Bears The Burden Of Getting Rid Of Your Possessions?
August 17, 2022
Though we’ve addressed the topic previously, and there are lots of good ideas out there about how to discard unnecessary or unneeded items cluttering your home, chances are most of you continue to have way too many possessions filling your closets or cupboards, with little likelihood of ridding yourself of…