Caregiving

SIBLING RIVALRY – SOLVING FAMILY DISPUTES WHEN CARING FOR OLDER LOVED ONES

SIBLING RIVALRY – SOLVING FAMILY DISPUTES WHEN CARING FOR OLDER LOVED ONES Family disputes over elderly parents are more common when multiple children are involved. Siblings may be wondering how to protect the money of elderly parents from a financially dependent brother or sister. Relationship tensions may escalate if an...

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BEYOND BINGO: MAKING OLDER ADULT ACTIVITIES MEANINGFUL WITH LIVE STREAMS

BEYOND BINGO: MAKING OLDER ADULT ACTIVITIES MEANINGFUL WITH LIVE STREAMS (from Sixty and Me) My friend and colleague Gloria Hoffner, creator of Science for Seniors, is a one-woman crusade against Bingo in senior living. It’s not that there is no place for it in senior living activities, it’s when it...

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Why Smart Technologies Are a Great Help to the Involved Caregiver

Why Smart Technologies Are a Great Help to the Involved Caregiver MIT AgeLab is conducting a series of surveys to understand changes in public attitudes and behaviors toward smart technologies. As they noted, “The pandemic has served as a propellant accelerating the adoption of devicesand related services perhaps a decade faster...

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Legal Strategies to Protect Yourself and a Love One – Wendy Witt

Dotting the I’s and Crossing the T’s. Legal Strategies to Protect Yourself and a Loved One – Wendy Witt – https://amillionfamilies.org  In this podcast, Wendy Witt will teach you how to protect yourself and your loved ones while navigating caregiving and long-term care issues. Estate planning, ethical wills, power of attorney...

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Rewriting the Aging Script – From Surviving to Thriving – Dr. Maria Zayas

Rewriting the Aging Script – From Surviving to Thriving with Dr. Maria Zayas It is critical to navigate our elder years with conscious intention. The positive aging movement has focused on processes of self-discovery and transformation to clear patterns that sabotage us. Caregiving provides an opportunity to review our lives...

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Senior Entertainment / Education Network – Join In! – Sixty and Me

Senior Entertainment / Education Network I fell into a mission for older people, not through caregiving as many think (that would come later) but through singing. Tired of playing in casinos and night clubs, I went into a senior community and started singing to the residents. And I never stopped....

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LONG-DISTANCE CAREGIVING AND COVID-19, Sixty and Me

LONG-DISTANCE CAREGIVING AND COVID-19 In a previous Sixty and Me article, I covered the challenges of long-distance caregiving. With Covid-19, long-distance caregiving has become even more problematic. For instance, occasional visits that you used to have may have disappeared altogether. In-person visits are essential, though. So, if you are not...

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