Posts Tagged ‘care management’

Excerpt: Why A Book??

The Stemwinder: Stories of a Faithful Care Manager   Chapter 10: The Gentle Soul Why? Why a book? I’ve gone back, forth, and back again. Sat on the fence of indecision only to be stirred into motion by emotion. Screw it. Why not? I get to tell 3 wonderful stories about 3 wonderful people who

Excerpt: The Stemwinder: Stories of a Faithful Care Manager

Very excited to share an excerpt from my upcoming book, The Stemwinder: Stories of a Faithful Care Manager.   Chapter 2: Dark Swells Along this journey I’ve encountered situations where I unwittingly entered the orbit of some malevolence, like a moth navigating darkness that gets snagged in a hidden spider web. The occasions have been

“Elder Orphans”

The New York Times featured this article on reliable options for people who are single and childless—“Elder Orphans”—as they reach the phase of life where they need some level of monitored care. Some are forming surrogate networks of younger adults (friends, neighbors) who can keep an eye on health, unexpected emergencies and offering overall peace