caregiver

My Digital Footpath…

Below is a blessing from the Celtic mystic, John O’Donohue that I am offering to all you who follow my spiritual wanderings on this digital footpath.   Some of you I know and love.  Your presence and friendship are divine scaffolding…

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Evidence-Based Inquiry Into Driving Skills

At some point, driving gets away from our aging parents.  It’s an insidious process that lulls older adults into a false sense of security that their driving skills are still adequate.   Adult children see a different picture of “unsafe driving”…

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Home Rules: We’re Not Going Anywhere

Older adults see where they live as the Alamo and will make their last stand defending it. We advance with logic, manipulations, and threats, and they use any means at their disposal to repel us. Here’s why. 1. The place…

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One Good Day

In the end, caregivers accept the limits of what they can control while making the best of what remains—a shift in focus to one good day at a time. Honoring the here and now offers a nurturing space for aging…

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