Locating near family not always the best move

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The value of having and maintaining a strong social structure is critical to the happiness and longevity of those in retirement. A strong social structure is built upon the foundation of friends and family members who help to support, nurture, entertain and bring joy into the lives of those enjoying their “golden years.” Many of [Read More…]

Six vital questions to ask your parents

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The holidays are coming to an end. A new year beckons. Resolutions will be made and broken. What does the new year hold for you? What does it hold for your family? If you’re a retiree or someone planning on retirement, the questions and concerns that you have about this upcoming year will be many. [Read More…]

A Caregiver Audio That You Need to Listen To!

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Jack Tatar speaks to Diana Denholm, author of The Caregiver’s Handbook about the challenges of caregiving.  In this powerful audio, Diana discusses her experiences being a caregiver to her husband.  Through this experience, Diana provides advice for each and every person who is either an existing caregiver or potentially in the role of being a [Read More…]

Tech Exec Launches Technology For Seniors Due To Family Experience

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The challenge of care giving impacts many members of a family, not just those providing the care.  Here’s a story of a son, who happens to be an executive with a technology background, who watched his parents manage a care giving situation and felt that there should be a better way.  It’s a great story [Read More…]

Quotes for Caregivers

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These are quotes for caregivers provided by Stephen Ministry.  Hope they bring some peace to you today. Caregiving Somehow I feel sure that the most direct route to religious experience is to ask for the grace to give, to share, to console another, to bandage a hurting wound, to lift a fallen human spirit, to [Read More…]

Easing The Stress of Daily Care Giving

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As we’ve seen in the book, Safe4Retirement: The 4 Keys to a Safe Retirement, those who are caregivers are not only blessings to those they help, but they need to tend to their own needs as well.  In the New York Times, the ‘Career Coach’, Eilene Zimmerman takes a look at the “job” of caregiving [Read More…]