Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Accidental Caregiver

The Accidental Caregiver

The Accidental CaregiverYou started out by driving Mom to her doctor’s appointments. Then you helped out by doing her grocery shopping, cooking a few meals, and assisting with medication management. As your mom’s health declined, you gradually found yourself cleaning her house, doing her laundry, and handling her finances. Without realizing it, you’ve become your parent’s primary caregiver—and it happened more by accident than by choice. …Read more ›

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#ElderCareChat 1/17/18 Recap: Rightsizing for Senior Living

#ElderCareChat recap - OurParents.com

#ElderCareChat recap - OurParents.comWe were pleased to welcome Caring Transitions, a Cincinnati-based senior relocation, estate sale, and liquidation company, specializing in organizing, packing, de-cluttering, moving and resettling, as our expert panelist for our most recent #ElderCareChat. Caring Transitions’ President Chris Seman engaged participants in an informative Twitter conversation on the steps involved in the rightsizing process to ensure a smooth transition for an …Read more ›

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Join the February 14, 2018 #ElderCareChat: Using Your Five Senses to Make a Senior Living Decision

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Each month, join #ElderCareChat, a real-time forum for sharing experiences and expertise in eldercare! Follow @OurParents and @ElderCareChat on Twitter to contribute to the conversation.

The next #ElderCareChat will be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, from 2-3 pm ET (*note the time change!), with guest panelist Maribeth Bersani. Bersani is the chief operating officer of Argentum, the leading national …Read more ›

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Seniors Making a Difference as Mentors

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Aging is a giftseniors making a difference as mentors—and many who have been blessed with that gift long to share their hard-won wisdom with others.

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Top Trends in Senior Living 2018

Top 2018 Trends in Senior Living

Top 2018 Trends in Senior LivingSenior living today is not the same as it was just a few years ago. Thanks to an ever-expanding market driven by an aging population, there are more options available than ever before. With advancements in technology and a more discerning clientele, senior living is becoming more sophisticated and has become more customized to individual lifestyle preferences. …Read more ›

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The Best-Kept Secrets of Senior Living Financing

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best kept secrets of financingThink you know the ins and outs of paying for senior living? These financial facts may surprise you!

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A Sensory Guide to Senior Living

A Sensory Guide to Senior Living

A Sensory Guide to Senior LivingWhen trying to determine which senior community is right for your loved one, why not let your senses be your guide?

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Make the Most of Senior Living: Guidelines for Visitors

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Make the Most of Senior Living_When your parent moves into senior living, you may have some questions about how best to handle your visit. How often should you visit? How long should the visit be? Is there a limit to how many people should visit at one time? What are some good things to do during the course of a visit? What are some things you …Read more ›

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Join the January 17, 2018 #ElderCareChat: How to Rightsize for Senior Living

#ElderCareChat recap - OurParents.com

Each month, join #ElderCareChat, a real-time forum for sharing experiences and expertise in eldercare! Follow @OurParents and @ElderCareChat on Twitter to contribute to the conversation.

The next #ElderCareChat will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, from 1-2 pm ET, with guest panelist Chris Seman, president of Caring Transitions, a Cincinnati-based senior relocation, estate sale, and liquidation company, specializing in organizing, packing, de-cluttering, …Read more ›

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Milestone Event Coming Up in 2018? Here’s How to Celebrate

How to Celebrate a Milestone Event

How to Celebrate a Milestone EventIs your parent or grandparent celebrating a milestone birthday in 2018? Perhaps Mom will be turning 90 years old. Or Grandpa will hit the rarefied air of a 100th birthday celebration. If Mom and Dad are still going strong, this might be the year they’ll reach their 70th or 75th wedding anniversary. If your friends and family are looking forward to …Read more ›

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