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Bill Johnson, the owner of Senior Care Authority San Antonio, shares a couple of tips about how not to be a "helicopter child" for your loved ones.
Frank Samson, CEO of Senior Care Authority, talks about "Helicopter Children" syndrome at Fox 32 Chicago's morning show
In this Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, photo Russell Benoit, of Dartmouth, Mass., marketing manager for AVTECH Software, stands behind the door of a server cabinet in the company's data center in Warren, R.I. AVTECH Software, which makes software to control building environmental issues, is preparing for what some say is the wave of the future: laws requiring businesses to be up-front with customers about how they use personal information. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Finding residential care for your loved one can be stressful. It is the rare family that plans in advance for a time when Mom or Dad can no longer live at home. After all, almost all of us would prefer to age in our homes than live in assisted living. Fortunate are the ones who can stay at home as they age. Sometimes, that is not the safest or wisest decision since it could be difficult and truly unhealthy for family members trying to be the caregivers.
Health reporter Haley Hernandez shares tips on how to make sure you're not keeping too tight a grip on your aging loved ones.
Carmen Davailus Buck creates magic with images helping us stand out in the world. She left her career as a nurse practitioner to document the lives of families impacted by dementia and authored Just See Me-Sacred Stories from the Other Side of Dementia. She is a consultant and photographer for businesses and individuals who want to leave a remarkable legacy. She uses photography as an Alzheimer's Advocate knowing less fear = more love, compassion and kindness.
Sherry Cormier, PhD is a psychologist, consultant and public speaker. Formerly on the faculty at the University of Tennessee and West Virginia University, she is the author of Counseling Strategies and Interventions for Professional Helpers and coauthor of Interviewing and Change Strategies for Helpers. She has co-written and co-produced more than 50 training videos for Cengage Learning. Her new book is Sweet Sorrow: Finding Enduring Wholeness After Loss and Grief.