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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.
Millie Abrams has worked in the senior living and telecommunications industries for over 20 years. Millie joined Brookdale Senior Living Corporate in March of 2015 and works closely with Brookdale’s business development, marketing, cross-functional teams, executive leadership and strategic partners to build strategies that optimize program experiences.
Denette Mann is a licensed professional counselor based in Dallas who integrates mindfulness into her counseling practice. This is reflected in the name of her website: LivingBetterWithMindfulness.com. Her belief is that mindfulness can help baby boomers with stage of life issues which Denette will tell us more about.