Yearly Archives: 2019

On Your Terms: How to Set Professional Boundaries with Clients

Families of aging loved ones are often dealing with significant stress. Worries about a parent’s safety, medical condition, medications, physicians, mobility, cognitive functioning, caregivers—the list goes on and on. No wonder, when you are their Aging Life Care Manager®, and … Continue reading

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Adjusting to a Nursing Home Can Be Rocky—and That’s Normal

For many families, placing a loved one in a nursing home can be an excruciating decision, laced with guilt. But when medical needs and safety issues exceed your family’s ability to provide appropriate care, a nursing home may well be … Continue reading

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Balancing Act: How to Help Your Loved One Without Helping Too Much

“I want to do it myself!” As a parent, at some point, you have to learn to let go. Kids must be allowed to try and fail, hard as it is to stand by and watch. Growing up is all … Continue reading

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Deb’s Best Practices for Keeping Your Aging Loved One Safe

As our loved ones age, their safety becomes a top-of-the-mind concern. Should they still be driving? Are they able to handle a snow storm or a power outage? What if they fall and no one is there to hear or … Continue reading

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