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Last Minute Gift Ideas for Seniors

gift ideas for aging adults

The last few shopping days are here and you’ve found yourself stuck thinking about what to give that special elder in your life. Here are some different and thoughtful holiday gift ideas for seniors that won’t clutter the house or require  an  engineering degree to assemble.  Thoughtful Gift Ideas for the 80+ Adult by Linda … Continue reading Last Minute Gift Ideas for Seniors

10 Ideas to Celebrate Holidays with the Elderly

holidays with the elderly

Your aging loved one may be slowing down, but it doesn’t mean grandma or grandpa doesn’t want to celebrate the holidays anymore. Finding ways to modify holiday traditions or by creating new ones that fit their lifestyle and speed will reduce stress levels and keep everyone connected and happy this season. 10 Caregiving Tips at Holiday … Continue reading 10 Ideas to Celebrate Holidays with the Elderly

Turkey with a Side of Sibling Conflict

sibling rivalry, aging parents

The fight over the last piece of pumpkin pie  may not be the only struggle this Thanksgiving. As families gather around the table, many will have the difficult conversations of how to care for mom or dad.  These conversations can be emotionally charged and test sibling bonds. How to Overcome & Manage Sibling Conflict with Aging … Continue reading Turkey with a Side of Sibling Conflict

Home for the Holidays: Making the Most of Visits to Aging Parents

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Holidays are occasions that many of us spend with family, whether we live down the block or across the country.  For those with aging parents or loved ones, these visits are an important time to take stock amidst the hustle and bustle, and to make plans.  By Heather Imhoff, MSW, LMSW – Aging Life Care … Continue reading Home for the Holidays: Making the Most of Visits to Aging Parents