aging parents

The Phone Call: How the New Video Opens

Just to give you a starting point, here is the opening chapter of my new video.  The chapter is entitled “The Phone Call,” and portrays an all too familiar power struggle that occurs between adult children and their aging parents…

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Middle Age + Caregiving: Three Mind Maps

Middle age is daunting for everyone, especially caregivers.  There are so many moving and complicated parts that can quickly overwhelm the best intentions or the most efficient management skills.  One of the biggest mistakes I see middle age caregivers make…

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For Exhausted Caregivers…

This wonderful poem by John O’Donohue speaks to the world of caregivers who can quickly lose their mooring and are looking for language, strategies and rituals to help them recover from these unavoidable forays into in “empty time.” For One…

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