self-care caregivers

Care-giving and Self Care 

Many years ago, I was a nurse in a long-term care facility. All of our patients needed some kind of care twenty-four hours a day.  Many of them couldn’t walk anymore, and those who did needed to use walkers to get around. They needed help with every single activity of daily life, ADL, for short. […]

what's it worth

Senior Living: What’s it worth?

One of the major hurdles for seniors and their families, in downsizing, is clearing away the decades of stuff that has accumulated over the years.  Most homes have things that collect in closets and cupboards, as well as shelves and the clever under-bed storage in plastic bags.   It doesn’t look like a lot, but […]

Senior Living: Social Seniors

There are lots of blogs on seniors.  Some of them are written by seniors.  They have typical themes, and I don’t want to just repeat them, but I don’t want to veer too far away, or I won’t have an audience.  But I also think seniors don’t just sit around the Old Folks home, listening […]