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Coming Along Side by David Solie (endoftheworldart.com)
“Some people will like us and some dislike us; some come through for us and some betray us; some care tenderly about our feelings and some trample them under foot. Accepting this variety…

The post Caregiver Self-Worth: Perspective and Practice appeared first on Aging, caregiving and the journey through the second half of life.

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Sometimes you need to change doctors, but where to begin? The short answer is with yourself.  You need a primary care physician who is qualified, has a “always ready to help” office staff and most important “gets you.”  This is…

The post Finding A New Primary Care Physician Mind Map appeared first on Aging, caregiving and the journey through the second half of life.

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Just to give you a starting point, here is the opening chapter of my new video.  The chapter is entitled “The Phone Call,” and portrays an all too familiar power struggle that occurs between adult children and their aging parents…

The post The Phone Call: How the New Video Opens appeared first on Aging, caregiving and the journey through the second half of life.

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Here is a recent sample chapter from the new video I’m creating for adult children and their aging parents.  After some unplanned delays, it’s back on track for release by late summer this year.
This chapter of the video addresses…

The post The Real Story on Aging: There’s Growth to the End appeared first on Aging, caregiving and the journey through the second half of life.

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Middle age is daunting for everyone, especially caregivers.  There are so many moving and complicated parts that can quickly overwhelm the best intentions or the most efficient management skills.  One of the biggest mistakes I see middle age caregivers make…

The post Middle Age + Caregiving: Three Mind Maps appeared first on Aging, caregiving and the journey through the second half of life.

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I am pleased to announce a one- time sale of Caregiver Mind Maps: New Tools for Eldercare for only $1.95 (regularly $7.95).  Buy a copy for yourself or buy one give for someone who is carging for an aging parents.…

The post One-Time Sale of “Caregiver Mind Maps: New Tools for Eldercare” Only $1.95 appeared first on Aging, caregiving and the journey through the second half of life.

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What Do You Value Mind Map:  Summary
Helping aging parents consider a change in living accommodations is a delicate process.  Before offering unwanted advice about where to live, adult children should first undertake a compassionate assessment of the losses and…

The post “What Do You Value” Mind Map: Preserving Control When It’s Time To Move appeared first on Aging, caregiving and the journey through the second half of life.

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Dr. Herbert Randall passed away on February 14, 2019.  He was an advocate for Senior Citizens and served as President of the Nevada Silver Haired Legislative Forum and Silver Senator with the Nevada Delegation of the National Silver Haired Congress.  …

The post In Memory of Dr Herbert Randall: The Letter That Changed Everything appeared first on Aging, caregiving and the journey through the second half of life.

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Adult children can win the battle for control

Through exhaustive power struggles with their aging parents.

But it proves to be a hollow victory,

 One filled with sadness and regret after they’re gone.

 Why not consider a different approach?

Where…

The post A Hollow Victory: Taking Control From Aging Parents appeared first on Aging, caregiving and the journey through the second half of life.

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This booklet contain 19 different scenarios that adult children may experience when it’s their turn to be caregivers for their aging parents.  It previews the complexity and uncertainty that dominates this demanding role.  It also serves as a reminder that…

The post PDF Copy of “Sooner or Later It’s Going To Be Your Turn” Booklet appeared first on Aging, caregiving and the journey through the second half of life.

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