Revisit Speaking Grief

If you missed our virtual conference session on Speaking Grief or just want to revisit it, the recording is available here:

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Making Your Final Wishes Known

“It’s a subject that can keep us up at night — if I am diagnosed with a terminal illness or facing a serious health challenge, how do I want to die? Do I really know, and more importantly, do my loved ones know, my exact wishes? How do I start to capture those reflections and…

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Revisiting My Caretaking Diary

“Shortly after my wife Lisa passed away, I ran into a neighbor who lost her husband ten years earlier. Although we were both widowed, the circumstances were very different. My wife died after a very difficult and long (4 year) bout with cancer. Her husband died instantly from a heart attack. We asked each other…

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Alleviating Sandwich Generation Stress

“Caring for aging parents and children at the same time — a phenomenon that has given rise to the sandwich generation — can be cause for a great deal of caregiver stress. Though it may not be easy, there are steps you can take to . . .” https://www.nextavenue.org/alleviating-sandwich-generation-stress

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Elder Abuse Is Easy to Miss

“People are living longer in their own homes outside of nursing homes or other institutional settings, which means that at some point each of us is likely to . . .” https://www.nextavenue.org/elder-abuse-is-easy-to-miss

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Sexual Health and Aging

Mark your calendars and join Right at Home for a presentation on Sexual Health and Aging next Wednesday, May 15th! https://www.rightathome.net/east-south-tucson

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The Coming Elder Care Crisis

“The U.S. Census Bureau projects that the number of centenarians in the United States will quadruple over the next three decades from about 100,000 today to more than 400,000 in 2054. It will no doubt keep growing at a rapid rate after that since 2054 only gets us through the 100th birthday of half the…

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Talking to Aging Parents About Medical Alert Systems

“Difficult discussions about setting and enforcing boundaries can be some of the most important conversations in parent-child relationships. They are necessary and often driven by care, concern and love, but they can also become entangled with heightened emotions, complex power dynamics and intricate histories. During the . . .” https://www.nextavenue.org/talking-to-aging-parents-about-medical-alert-systems

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The Conversation Project

Today is a great day to examine and communicate your wishes! https://theconversationproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/ConversationProject-ConvoStarterKit-English.pdf

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