Planning to Age Well: Age Planning & Caregivers

So you want to stay in the family home until you die? “Age Planning” will help you achieve this goal. We are all clear that savvy financial planning optimizes choices and promotes financial freedom. Today, let’s discuss “Age Planning,”...

Aging in the 21st Century: High Tech and the Human Touch

89% of Americans do not want to leave their homes when they age. Most of these people will live alone and receive support from health and community-based providers or family caregivers. How will the home care system provide care to a growing number of seniors living...

Older Women Are Feminism’s New Mentors

I know that an assisted living facility would not look as the cradle of feminism or the women’s liberation movement. Usually, these facilities are sprinkled with a few older women and men in rapid decline, some others who still are feisty and engaged, and others...

Identity and Dementia: Where Do I Go?

Most of us spend a big part of our life searching for meaning, trying to find our identity, and although Thomas Szasz said in The Second Sin (1973):  “The self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.” We set ourselves for the pursuit of that elusive...