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What typically happens on Valentine’s Day? We focus on those we love. Maybe this year, if you are a caregiver you could imagine directing some of that love toward yourself as well?
Mike Good, an engineer-turned-dementia advocate, talks to Frank Samson, on the Aging Boomers, about his motivation to create an online resource center for people living with dementia. He has truly created a community of families, friends, and caregivers who can benefit from the education, ideas, and support found on his site.
Technology is redefining the meaning of “roommate”. Many of us are thinking about where and how we will live as we age. I found this concept thought provoking as well as addressing the needs of aging Baby Boomers.
If your loved one suffers from dementia, you already know how consuming it is to constantly worry about their well-being. During the winter months your checklist grows exponentially.
Depression and loneliness can happen at any age but seniors are at high risk for these conditions. Limited mobility, illness, isolation, loss of friends or family members can all contribute to a continuous feeling of being alone in this big world.
Phyllis Ayman is an Eldercare Consultant, Advocate, Speaker and Speech & Language Pathologist who brings an insider's view into the nursing home industry after working in 40+skilled nursing/short-term rehabilitation facilities for over 25 years. Phyllis is the author of “OVERDUE Quality Care for Our Elder Citizens”, published February 8, 2019and her first book “Nursing Homes to Rehabilitation Centers…What Every Person Needs to Know” was published in December 2017.
After a successful 35-year Wall Street career, James P. Owen found new purpose in being an author, inspirational speaker, and social entrepreneur. His book, Cowboy Ethics, a best-seller with more than 150,000 copies in circulation, and two follow-up volumes, Cowboy Values and The Try, put a spotlight on the importance of shared values and personal character in our society. Jim’s books and speeches also launched a grassroots movement that has reached thousands of businesspeople, educators, students, and parents around the country. Now Jim has expanded his focus, becoming a passionate evangelist for fitness as a way of life. Jim shares this message in his newest book, Just Move: A New Approach to Fitness After 50.