Today’s post is a slight deviation from the rest. When the mask mandate first started, I thought I couldn’t wait until the day until the mandate was lifted. This is even after being exposed early to mask culture. Right out of college I moved to Japan where it is used widely and encouraged when you […]


June 10, 2021

My Conflict With Masks

Woman with Mask

When was the last time that you sat in your parents car and had them drive you somewhere? Would you feel confident about being a passenger? How about having them drive your kids around? As your parents start to age, one of the most difficult conversations you can have would be is if they can […]


June 3, 2021

Are Your Parents Still Fit to Drive?

Elder fraud can be a very scary thing. It can range from small to big. Some scary stats for you is that 6 in 10 cases of elder financial abuse come from RELATIVES. 3 in 10 are traced to friends, neighbors or health care aides. Seniors are losing more than 3 billion dollars annually. After […]


May 27, 2021

Your Parents and Elder Fraud

If your mother or father were to pass suddenly, would you know who they would want you to notify and what you’d like to say? Especially if they did not want an obituary run locally? Or even if they were to have an obituary run locally, would there be friends or family they would want […]


May 21, 2021

Who Would You Contact if Your Parent Were To Pass?

Woman Crying on Phone

For the past year, it’s been difficult, to say the least. Travel has been restricted and we have not been able to gather like before. When was the last time you’ve been with your parents? If you call them do they have a smart phone? Do you do FaceTime calls on the regular? I know […]


May 13, 2021

Have You FaceTimed with Your Parents Lately?

People’s palates change over the years. What they can eat freely changes as well. I used to be able to eat pizza, no problem. Now, not so much. How about your parents? Are you really tuned in to what they really like and don’t like and also are you familiar with what foods they are […]


May 6, 2021

How Well Do You Know Your Parents’ Food Preferences?

You may not have been able to go over to your parent’s place in a while, especially this past year. The next time you are over there, you may want to do a sweep of their medicine cabinet to ensure that there is no expired medications in there. You also may want to take a […]


April 29, 2021

What Does Your Parent’s Medicine Cabinet Look Like?

Are you super organized with your passwords? Do you use something like Lastpass or Dashlane and do not have to worry about entering your passwords and they are super secure? Or are you more like me? Have multiple passwords for different accounts and are constantly resetting them and it’s a struggle to keep them organized. […]


April 22, 2021

Do You Forget Your Online Passwords?

As your parents start to age, there come several issues with them being able to take medications on their own. There are so many for them to manage. The meds may get changed frequently and it could be hard to keep up. Arthritis could make it difficult for your parents to open bottles. Remembering to […]


April 15, 2021

Easier Way to Take Medications

When you are thinking about what’s in the future for your parents, for many, that may be moving out of their homes, into some sort of facility. This could be an assisted living facility, an independent living facility, a nursing home, a hospice facility. Wait, what do those terms even mean? Does your family even […]


April 8, 2021

What is a Senior Placement Specialist?

Senior Care Specialist