Bridging that Perspectives Gap

Getting together with #family over the #Holidays was wonderful for some and for others more challenging… .  Sometimes one or more adult children won’t have seen Mom or Dad for a few months and one or more parents’ health, mobility and #cognitivedecline can feel like a huge elephant in the room. Broaching the subject of what comes next isn’t easy. Talking to our parents about aging and their evolving needs usually isn’t one of those conversations you want to initiate over a fe

Seeing Family on Easter Weekend?

For those who observe Easter, it can be a weekend for reflection and renewal.  For others it is a time to celebrate a three or four day weekend among family and friends.   For many it is both. It can mean time spent with an #aging #parent or parents.  Are they doing OK?  Are there any #health or #mobility issues that may signal a change is on the horizon? I know that my own much loved Mom, while she was still alive, would prepare for family get-togethers with as much energy