Do you have positive or negative thoughts about the word downsize? I'm at the stage in my life when I'm actually looking forward to it. Not everyone feels positively about it though. You may be wondering whether it's time to have the conversation about downsizing with your parents. Maybe the stairs have become to challenging to manage, or their house is just too big to keep up with. Maybe it's time to think about planning for the long … [Read more...]
How Can I Tell If Mom Needs Help?
As our parents age, it can be hard to tell if a parent needs help. Really hard. In fact, they are unlikely to outright volunteer that they need help, and in many cases, they probably think that they are doing "just fine". So, how do you keep an eye on your parents, and make sure that they are OK, without driving everyone crazy with endless questioning? Here are some tips to tell if mom needs help. 10 Tips to Tell if Mom Needs Help Give a … [Read more...]