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My deceased mom’s accounts were listed on my credit report.

My deceased mom’s accounts were listed on my credit report.

In the wake of the Equifax breach … which joins a long line of security breaks … I suggest you take a look at your own credit report now. I often talk about how to help mom and dad and manage through being the adult family caregiver, and often one of the best things you […]

How to Screen Out Crooked Callers

How to Screen Out Crooked Callers

Four simple ways to block unwanted phone calls.

Caregiving or Enabling?

Caregiving or Enabling?

Is it possible that helping a loved one might actual be helping them maintain an unsafe living situation?

How to Fight Elder Fraud

How to Fight Elder Fraud

The High Cost of Elder Fraud – $36 Billion a Year and Most of it is being given away willingly.

3, 2, 1, … Enjoy Your Loved Ones When You Can

3, 2, 1, … Enjoy Your Loved Ones When You Can

Caregiving can end as quickly as it may start. May you enjoy the moments you have.

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 […]

9. Don’t assume they can’t answer for themselves.

9. Don’t assume they can’t answer for themselves.

Give the person with dementia the opportunity to answer questions