end of life choices

Carve out Time at Thanksgiving to Talk with Family and Friends

The fact that 9 out of 10 American’s will need someone to speak on their behalf before the end of their life was documented in a joint study done by the National Institutes of Health and Veteran’s Affairs. Do yourself and your loved ones a favor by having a discussion about this FACT before you […]

The Long Gray Line Visited My Dad in Hospice

The Long Gray Line Visited My Dad in Hospice

My dad was comforted by the ghosts who were welcoming him into heaven.

My Journey As a Caregiver … in 3 Parts

My Journey As a Caregiver … in 3 Parts

The three major phases of my caregiving journey included fighting to be the caregiver, learning what that job means, and the weight of that responsibility.

Three Reasons to Hire An Aging Life Care Manager

Three Reasons to Hire An Aging Life Care Manager

As a caregiver, there is so much we don’t know, and I think it’s worth the money to call in an Aging Life Care Manager.

Dreaming of Mom

Dreaming of Mom

I was so happy when I woke up from a dream where mom didn’t have dementia. They started after mom died, and I hadn’t realized that for the last few years of mom’s life, she always had dementia in my dreams. For the first time since mom passed away, I had a dream about her […]

20 Things to NOT Say to a Person with Dementia

20 Things to NOT Say to a Person with Dementia

A easy-to-read guide with insight into my top ten recommended no-nos.

Letting Nature Take Its Course

Letting Nature Take Its Course

How to navigate difficult choices when it comes to end-of-life care.