Fighting memory loss through storytelling

Memory loss is practically assumed to be inevitable for those aging. Is it possible to slow this loss and increase morale by connecting the past with the present? Babies can help patients suffering from dementia and memory loss. As we become a multi-generational household, we daily see ways our young children are helping Grandma with […]

Macular degeneration reading possible with Audible

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“Aging in Place” is Really Just “Changing in Place”

Guest post from Annabelle Harris, a senior herself, creator of Elders.Center. Her goal is to help soon-to-be-seniors and already-seniors move gracefully into their golden years with less fear and more confidence. The site features a plethora of resources to help answer common and not-so-common questions about aging. The concept of aging in place has become […]

Help seniors live independent long-distance caregiving

Help seniors live independent at home with long distance caregiving could be the best way to love our aging parents. Here’s our tips for long-distance caregivers to support independent living seniors. These come from our personal journey of being long-distance caregivers. Lessons we learned as long-distance caregivers. Top 6 tips to help seniors live independently […]

Traumatic brain injury after 50+ years

After surviving a motorcycle wreck and 28 days in a coma, my mother-in-law, Marihelen continues to live with a traumatic brain injury over 50 years after the wreck that disabled her. We share her story because there is hope for those who are currently going through the struggles of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) after accidents. […]

Long-Distance Caregiving 5 Strategies for DOCTOR VISITS

5 Strategies for long-distance caregivers to help at doctor visits.

Long-distance caregiving of aging parents can be challenging. Here are 5 strategies to be a better long-distance caregiver when you can’t be at doctor appointments. If you’re like me, you’ve been in a doctor appointment before where you thought you were listening well. You were asking good questions and taking notes. But, as soon as […]

Checklist for Moving Elderly Parents

Organization is key to any move. Assisting with a move long distance or helping sort someone else’s possessions requires extra measures of patience. Overnight moves especially of entire homes aren’t feasible. Most moves take 3-6 months. This is our checklist for moving elderly parents. Following this checklist for moving elderly parents cares for both the […]