Amy’s Angle: The Fine Line Between Caregiving & Parenting

As our parents age, we – the adult children – often find ourselves thrust into the role of primary caregiver for which we have no training, and often no warning….

Physical Fitness at 65+

Honk if you love to exercise. I’ll wait. The truth is, some of us absolutely enjoy weightlifting, running, kickboxing, and other activities that elevate our heart rate, thereby making us…

Eye Care and Caution for the Elderly

The face of your newborn child. The ocean at sunset. Spectacular Fourth of July fireworks. The smiling eyes of your life partner. These can all be centerpieces of amazing, lifelong…

A Quiet Affliction – Elderly Depression

Some days are just better than others. That’s a fact. There will be times in all of our lives when it seems like a dark cloud has parked itself above…

Aging Parents and Money Matters

For many of us, the topic of money – particularly our own – can be one of the most emotional and intimate ones out there. Money issues lead to over…

Aging: A State of Mind

State of Mind noun attitude, perspective, outlook, approach, mood, disposition, frame of mind, mindset, way of looking at things Is aging really a state of mind? Researchers say that age is…

What’s Giving Bees Dementia?

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Amy’s Angle: Grieving… To Each His Own

As I’m approaching the one-year anniversary of my Father-in-Law’s passing, I’m reflecting on all I’ve learned over the past 12 months.  Through all of the heartache and pain, all of…