Caregivers For Elderly Parents In Vista : Caregiver Stress Study

New Study Spotlights Stress On Caregivers For Elderly Parents In Vista And Elsewhere While the stress of caring for elderly or ill parents is nothing new to those in the “sandwich generation,” it has been gaining widespread attention in recent years. Medical professionals, employers, and family members all become very concerned when they see the […]

Help! I Have Fallen…

Illness can sneak up on you. In previous posts I’ve stressed the importance of making plans for senior care from the senior’s perspective. What happens when the caregiver gets sick?

Newsletter – November 2009

In This Issue: Brand New Website Cool Tool Of The Month: The TeleStik (Not Your Average Reacher) Helpful Gifts and Products for the Holiday Season Free Memory Screenings from A Servant’s Heart! Eight Tips to Avoid Sales Scams for Medicare Advantage Plans & the Medicare Prescription Drug Program Local Resources for You and Your Older […]

Planning & Awareness: 2 Goals

Oh, no! It’s the last week in October and I haven’t put up posts commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness and Long Term Care Planning! I meant to…. I kept planning to make time to write, but things kept coming up. You know how it is. I did a lot of research. I sat to write and […]

Memory Screening? 5 Questions to Determine If You Need One

While it’s true that worrying about aging, Alzheimer’s, or dementia won’t help in any way, that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t think about those things. Sometimes ignorance only seems like bliss. There’s no cure for Alzheimer’s, but that doesn’t mean there’s no treatment. November 17th is National Memory Screening Day.

It’s Almost You’re Getting Older

If national grocery store chains and discount stores made more money from products that improve senior life, would we plan more (and better)? If you walked into your store of choice and down an aisle set up for “You (or Your Parents) Are Getting Older” season, would you check to see what was on sale? Would you start noticing what’s available and what you might need?