Grief is Not Selfish!

Dear Readers, This post is also available in audio form, so you can listen now or download for later.   I know this one truth about the emotion called grief: it will find its way out of that inner closet you shoved it into, and it will happen on a day when you least expect it, and […]

Is My Mom Dying?

http:// NOTE: This post is also available in audio by clicking the link above. The audio version of this post can be downloaded for listening on mobile devices.   This question usually comes in the form of a phone call from the one of the children of an elder I represent. This question is always […]

How do we stay in our homes until we die? Part 2

1.4 million people, age 65 and older, are treated in emergency rooms every year in this country for injuries due to falls and house fires. After reading that statistic, I thought about how many of those 1.4 million people could not go home after their injury and ended up in a nursing home or assisted […]

How do we stay in our homes until we die?

Here’s the short answer:  PERSONAL SAFETY = STAYING AT HOME! We all like living in our homes. Whether we live in a one room studio apartment or a house, home is where we feel safe and where we create our own space. This post is the first in a series on how we can stay […]