Caregiver Support


How To Reduce Power Struggles With Aging Parents

How To Reduce Power Struggles With Aging Parents is a video slideshow I created to outline some of the underlying issues that complicate communication between adult children and their aging parents. In addition to providing new insights about their causes,…

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Scams That Threaten Seniors

I created this 3-minute video for caregivers based on a infographic I came across from LifeLock. While the information pertains to everyone, it is especially relevant to Seniors who are the most targeted population for scams. Thank you LifeLock for…

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Modified Caregiver Strain Index

The Modified Caregiver Strain Index (MCSI) is a self-administered 13-question, screening tool that measures the “strain” associated with caregiving.  It contains at least one item regarding financial, psychological, social and personal topics.  This tool can be used to assess individuals…

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How to Communicate with Aging Parents about Money

Older adults have a deep resistance to having conversations with their adult children about money. Why? It arises from three psychological factors that coalesce in last phase of life to create resistive barriers to open discussions about financial issues. These…

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Having Hard Conversations with Seniors

Full Article by Holly Liebowitz Rossi in Guidepost here (Excerpts from article) Choose the Right Time, Place, and Posture Avoid stressful, noisy places for difficult conversations, Solie advises. Regardless of where your conversation takes place, your body language matters immensely.…

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Updated Website Announcement

New Look I updated my website to give it a clean, uncluttered appearance. I also redesigned it functionality. You will notice right away that the goal is to help viewers quickly locate key blog posts. The same is true for…

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