Aging Parent and Family Conflicts: What You Can Do

August 19th, 2020

Meet “Blanche”. I am introducing her to you as an example of a situation where adult children are in conflict regarding the care of an elder parent. Blanche — a feisty widow who lives alone — is starting to have significant health problems.  Yet she wants to stay at home in Philadelphia. Her son, Bill, […]

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For Solo Agers & Elder Orphans – Achieving the Future You Want

Judy Siderer

August 12th, 2020

Meet “Tom. Meet “Sarah”.  I am introducing them to you as examples of solo agers or elder orphans. They are Baby Boomers who do not have available family support.  Tom is a 60 year-old technician, never married, with only distant family out of state.  He has close friends, but does not want to burden them […]

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5 Ways a Geriatric Care Manager Can Simplify Your Life

January 15th, 2019

“Our life is frittered away by detail….Simplify, simplify.”[1] You would think that life gets simpler as we get older. Instead, it can become more complex as we enter the golden years. For example, health issues such as physical problems, dementia or cognitive decline can complicate life for you and/or family members. Drawing on their Quaker […]

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Embracing Brené Brown Vulnerability in Aging

December 31st, 2018

“When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability. To be alive is to be vulnerable.”1 Could we have gotten it wrong all these years? That is, that feeling of being emotionally exposed or uncertain, as Brené […]

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