December 15, 2014
Senior Holiday Check-In Checklist

Senior Holiday Check-In Checklist

Don’t just be there. BE THERE.  Family gatherings are at the heart of most people’s holiday traditions.  We may arrive wearing that distinctive reindeer sweater Mee […]
October 15, 2014
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Holiday Stress Live Chat

Holiday stress is a reality for most people in our frazzled and frantic society. Ordinary everyday life can seem just too much to bear on any […]
October 7, 2014
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Caregiver Support Network: Practical Help

A caregiver support network is not a luxury.  It is a practical help and, some would say, a necessity.  With the help of family caregiver support […]
August 19, 2014
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The 40-70 Rule Talking with Aging Parents

The 40-70 Rule?  It’s a concept to help adult children have “the talk” with their parents about difficult choices they will encounter as they age. The […]
August 27, 2013

Boys Night Out | Pay It Forward

This past weekend I had one of the most amazing father-son moments I’ve had with my boys and I felt it was worth sharing. Earlier this […]
July 6, 2012

Alzheimer’s Disease–How Hope Adds Up

 ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE:  What the statistics say Alzheimer’s disease is changing our culture and our world.  We tried our best to change the world in the Sixties […]
May 31, 2011

What Can You Do to Prevent Your Loved One from Having a Stroke?

  Each year in the United States, approximately 700,000 individuals experience a sudden loss of blood flow to the brain, otherwise known as a stroke. These […]
April 22, 2011

A Culture of Caring

"Caregiving" as it should be is not just taking care of basic needs or watching over another is a determination to joyfully pour oneself into another life. It is a loving commitment to make a difference in that life!
March 4, 2011

Seniors & Celebrations

If you live outside of Lousiana, you may not realize the importance of Tuesdsay, March 9, 2011.  That day is this year's Fat Tuesday--Mardi Gras.  Mardi Gras is more than spring break with floats or some boisterous, sometimes bawdy citywide street party in New Orleans.  It is, after all, a Louisiana state holiday and a beloved merrymaking tradition throughout the state—and beyond.
February 28, 2011

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Change is inevitable; as Yogi Berra pointed out, “a nickel ain’t worth a dime any more.” Age-related challenges do affect the way we enjoy sports. With age, various considerations can alter decades’ of devotion to a team...