Caregiver Corner

Poll Shows CCRCs Deliver Peace of Mind to Residents

Assisted Living, Caregiver Corner, Healthy Aging, Moving Seniors, Senior Care, Senior Living Leave a comment , , , , , ,

Peace of mind was named as a primary motivator to move into a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), residents told U.S. News: Money as part of a two-article series on retirement community living. A group of 10 residents-four couples and a widow and widower, ranging in age from 72 to 92-talked about their retirement living […]


Stuck in the Middle: Shared Stories And Tips For Caregiving Your Elderly Parents

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By Barbara McVicker and Darby McVicker Puglielli For more than 75 million people in the United States providing care for an aging parent, Barbara McVicker has released Stuck in the Middle. In her book, McVicker provides real-life short stories by caregivers and a practical guide with tip lists. Like many adult children, McVicker felt “stuck […]


Talking to Your Older Relative About a Move: Tips for Caregivers

Alzheimer's and Dementia, Caregiver Corner, Moving Seniors Leave a comment

Have a script mentally prepared.  Review in your mind what you would like to say and how you would like to say it.  Keep your message clear and simple.  Planning ahead for this conversation will allow you to deal with your own complex emotions beforehand so you can focus all your energy on being supportive […]


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