3 Things to Consider When Choosing Assisted Living

3 Things to Consider When Choosing Assisted Living

When you are faced with selecting an assisted living facility for a parent, the choices can seem overwhelming. But a large part of your issue might be that you are having a hard time grasping the aging process and the needs your parent is currently facing. It is...
What Happens When We See Dementia as a Disability

What Happens When We See Dementia as a Disability

Many Americans lives are touched by dementia each day. Some of the people are living with dementia themselves while others are family members or caregivers for a person with dementia. The fact is that more and more people are dealing with this disability due to...

Sharing in a Cooperative Spirit

As we look at the definitions for cooperative and spirit, we find ourselves exploring two words that have common ground while each has a particular purpose. Their connection is ‘character.’ Cooperative simply put means – mutual assistance in working toward...

Storm Clouds on the Horizon

We are right in the middle of monsoon season here in the Valley, and I have always thought that the idea of our summer monsoons was a great metaphor for the issues that can arise suddenly and furiously for those who are aging in our community.  I wanted to explore the...