“Celebrate” doesn’t seem quite appropriate when every 70 seconds a person is diagnosed as having Alzheimer’s. The fifth leading cause of death in the United States, it is the only one without a cure. Memory Loss presents a constant challenge for communication. Studies show 90% of the words spoken to people with advanced Alzheimer’s are… Read More


GROWING UP Not many “firsts” in our lives are any different than the first day of school. As children, we looked to our parents for the final approval. They were the ones who patted us on the back and gently shoved us out the door to a whole new world of opportunities. Albeit, opportunities that… Read More


Seniors are traditionally independent, private, and painfully thrifty. They see their worlds shrinking. Living spaces, daily tasks, social activities keep changing. Driving, new doctors, remembering dates, appointments become challenging. SOMEONE start the conversation about Senior living options! SOMEONE start the conversation! START! Discuss facts and myths of each type of living community. Be informed. INDEPENDENT… Read More


The Academy Awards, born in 1929, celebrate their 85th birthday this year. Think of all the preparation, the planning, thought and talent to produce this celebration gala. Have you ever thought about your personal Oscar? By 2030, the fastest growing population segment will be Baby Boomers turning 80. Take a look at the requirements for… Read More


We recently had a client who was doing just fine living in her small three bedroom home with her collection of teapots and calendar of activities. Then one day she went to dust those teapots full of memories and kerplunk! Senior lifestyles obviously change when you land on your bum and then go into rehab.… Read More