Helping Keep Older Parents Safe — When Not Everyone Agrees

Helping Keep Older Parents Safe — When Not Everyone Agrees

Many aging families struggle with the uncertain future of keeping elderly parents safe and comfortable. The realities to be faced about this frequently occur after a major loss — loss of a spouse, significant health decline, reduction in Activities of Daily Living (ADL), difficulty coping and adapting to changing circumstances, and financial setbacks. When these losses occur without any respite time for adjustment and coping, older parents may be faced with making choices that seem extreme and even unfair to them.

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A Generational View of Caregiving

A Generational View of Caregiving

Caregiving, a term that means so many different things to each of us. Our definition is often based upon our experience with it, either firsthand or watching a friend or loved one live it. This guest blog post by Adele Lund of the Laureate Group explores the generational view of caregiving. 

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Tune-In July 11 to WPR: Live Q&A with Bruce on seniors transitioning from long time homes

Tune-In July 11 to WPR:  Live Q&A with Bruce on seniors transitioning from long time homes

Bruce Nemovitz, senior real estate specialist, will be LIVE JULY 11th on WPR's The Larry Meiller Show discussing the emotional transition of seniors moving from their long time home.  

WPR.org | Milwaukee channel 90.7

July 11th | 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM | LIVE Q&A

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A Gift from My Mother

A Gift from My Mother

I have written two books on the subject of older adults transitioning from their long-time home to a senior community or apartment. My experience came solely from my clients over the years. I observed patterns of behavior as well as obstacles to be overcome. I designed my business team to serve the families that I was honored to assist through their transition.

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The Inverted Funnel: Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver

The Inverted Funnel: Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver

Bruce discusses a life changing speaking engagement he attended focused on caregiving with from former Governor of Wisconsin,  Martin Schreiber.   His message; life can be an inverted funnel and when that happens what will you do, how will you react and what changes will you make as a spectator in the novel which is your life.  Marty shares a story of intense challenges that rocked his life in a way he never imagined after his wife of over 60 years was diagnosed with Alzheimers. His book is called, “My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping, and Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver.”

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For Adult Children: Take a Moment

For Adult Children: Take a Moment

Caring for your senior parents: Nowadays, you may find yourself caring about them by caring for them. Sometimes, but not always, this shift occurs slowly and almost beyond our awareness. But other times, it occurs quickly and with great emotional upheaval for your parent or parents, for you, and for your family.

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