Gloria* first met Joan* as a young employee in an attorney’s office in Edinburgh in 1947. For six decades, Gloria and Joan remained friends, but over the last several years, Gloria contacted Joan less and less as her dementia gradually progressed. After Gloria moved into an assisted living community, Joan continued to write letters to [...]
How well do you really know your parents? These questions will help you gain a new appreciation for them as people and preserve a bit of family history in the process.
What are the different types of home care? When you browse the produce section in the grocery store, the prices are clearly marked. Most of us comparison shop, depending on what we need, what we want, and our budget. For example, when shopping for apples, there many choices - organic vs. conventional, red delicious vs. [...]
Guest blog post by Stephanie Chong, LICSW and Lifematters’ Director of Community, Outreach & Education What better time to reflect on the power of intergenerational relationships than the days leading up to National Grandparent’s Day? The bond between grandparents and their grandchildren is like no other, and can provide both with love, life lessons, and affection. [...]