The Fallout and Risks that Family Caregiving has on the Advanced Years

 

How many former and present family caregivers relate to this?  

I quit my job to move back to my childhood home to help with my mother or father, or both, because I knew my time with them is limited and the time I spend with them is quality...

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5 Top Challenges in Your Aging Plan

Join the Live discussion on the topic at my Facebook page @Carebuzz on February 5th at 3:00 PM CST.  Mark your calendars, you won't want to miss this!  Remember to Like my page!!

The famous poet, Robert Browning, wrote, “Grow old...

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Is Downsizing Right for You?

In a recent conversation via the Empower'd Aging Group on Facebook, I queried the 'ASK ME ANYTHING' expert, Thomesa Lydon, founder of Lydon Senior Pathways, questions about relocation and downsizing. 

Downsizing is a hot topic among older...

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Ask Me Anything Experts Empower Older Adults

The Empower'd Aging Group launched last week and things are gearing up. 

Members have an opportunity to actively plan for growing older, whether one is alone or has nearby support. 

Currently, the worksheet and book bundles include a...

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Aging Well Facebook Group for Adults Needing to Plan

  

It's almost 3 years since the launch of the Elder Orphan Facebook Group designed to support older individuals living alone. We have over 9 thousand members. Recently, Facebook gave me an opportunity to create and launch a subscription...

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Housing Needs of Seniors Aging Alone

 

It's not a surprise that the high cost of housing squeezes the fixed income of an older adult. This is reality for many seniors and especially for members of my Facebook group.  

The burning question, 

How will you manage the expense of...

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Elder Orphan Academic Research

Members of the Elder Orphan Facebook group have high hopes that academic research will continue and make big changes for their needs and desires.

Most important issues we face are better clinical assessments for health risks, coordination of...

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How to Design for the Aging Alone

I had an enlightening conversation today with IDEO, a global design company. Through innovative work and creations, they help business leaders and companies evolve and grow by getting involved with the design and build of new products and...

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Solo Agers, A 360 Perspective

(Top photo: left to right - Maria Carney, Carol Marak, Sara Zeff Geber. Not pictured: Wendi Burkhardt and Scott Moody)

It’s two weeks since the ASAging.com conference in San Francisco and I’m happy to report the panel discussion was a...

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Creating Awareness for the Aging Alone

A big shout out to the NYTimes for running the story about solo agers who live with no support from family. If you haven't seen it, Single? No Kids? Don't Fret: How to Plan Care in Your Later Years. 

A great article by Susan Garland,...

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