Posts Tagged ‘adult caregivers’

Excerpt: Elder Orphans

From Chapter 10 — The Stemwinder: Stories of a Faithful Care Manager     Elder Orphans After Bella’s husband died, she was living in their Florida home by herself. Most of her friends were deceased and she really didn’t have anyone (with the exception of her sister-in-law who was her POA at the time). Everyone

New Year, New Book!

  Artwork: Dylan Pecora   You find yourself asking, what am I doing here? This isn’t in my job description. Except, it is. Situations you never entertained suddenly become your task for the day. It is from that place where I can really get underneath the term care manager.   Coming in 2019: The Stemwinder:

Alzheimer’s & Pain

From HealthDay News–a new study that reports critical information about Alzheimer’s and how the body processes pain:  

How To Start the Conversation

Caring for aging parents is challenging even under the best of circumstances. Many adult children find themselves in the process of transitioning their family members out of the home and into a senior living community. For others, they’ve just begun to initiate the discussion. Sometimes these conversations can be wrought with uncertainty and even resentment