How Alzheimer’s Affects Legal Decisions

Alzheimer’s complicates nearly every aspect of life, for the individual and for his/her concerned family and friends. One of the most difficult pieces of that puzzle is incapacity, or what happens when the dementia has advanced to a ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 5/1/13 Recap: Managing Eldercare Decisions

This Wednesday, 52 participants at our live Twitter forum shared the ways they have managed difficult caregiving decisions, either on behalf of clients or for their own family members and friends. We also discussed the tough decisions facing the eldercare industry.

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3 Ways to Stop Fighting About Senior Care Decisions

Whether you have a strained relationship or a good one with your parents, in-laws, and siblings, things can get ugly when decisions about senior care must be made. More than likely, you get along with a few family members, but ...

 
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Family Matters: Searching for Senior Living, Together

In large families, everyone has an opinion when it comes to what’s best for their senior loved ones. Some members choose not to express these opinions out loud, but the views of the primary decision makers (adult children, a ...

 
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Sibling Rivalry and Senior Care: Making Decisions Amidst Tensions

You and your brother never got along as children. Now that you are adults with children of your own, you have gone your separate ways and there is no need to interact -- except on holidays, or until a parent ...

 
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Quite the Experiment: Experiencing Senior Living at 43

Steve Gurney, the 43-year-old founder and publisher of the mid-Atlantic region's Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook and ProAging, has made a big decision: he's moving into a retirement community.

On February 9th, at half the age of the average assisted living resident, Gurney will join the family at Paul Spring Retirement Community in Alexandria, Virginia. After nearly 20 years of helping families and elders make these choices via his popular SourceBook ...

 
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