Last March, my mom died suddenly of a ruptured brain aneurysm, three days short of what would have been her 75th birthday. I still don’t know how to comprehend that
This post originally appeared on August 22, 2018. We’ve updated dates for our child and teen grief offerings found at the end of this post.
It’s typical for parents and caregivers
Preparing your home to make room for a senior loved one to move in is often a big process that requires a lot of time and energy, so it’s important
It only took one diagnosis for my life to be completely altered. The first time I heard that my father was diagnosed with progressive supranuclear palsy I knew immediately that
This post originally appeared on February 14, 2018. We’re reposting now in honor of all the fathers who have made a similar journey.
None of us wanted to go. It
I was 10 when Dances with Wolves came out. I thought it was a beautiful film, but all my family took from it was the humor in nicknaming people after their
Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease, gradually eroding both the mind and body of those suffering with the condition. That means people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s often need assistance for an extended
Taking care of yourself is a continuously evolving strategy—there’s no right way to do it. Your needs change over time so it’s natural to adjust the way you stay happy and
I am still a person like you, with a life like yours, yet not. I am still a mother like you, yet not at all like you, all at the
Seniors are often no strangers to sleep problems. Age brings with it changing sleep patterns that include less time spent in deep rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, leading to nighttime