Posts Tagged ‘ caring for elderly parents ’

Spending Time You Will Never Regret

Aug 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

When choosing to spend time with someone in your life’s experience and circle, you are really investing in memories. My Mother is 91 years old. I am an only child. My Father died a number of years ago. It is my reward to live near her and to have occasion to see her with some regularity. We also talk by phone at least once a day. Those times are not particularly dramatic or unusual in their nature and kind, just ordinary opportunities that will eventually become extraordinary treasures. It will never be possible to regret the use of that time. It will never be that I will wish for less time spent, but only more.

When having occasion to be with a grandchild, one now past high school, or the others, still attending,



Seniors: Caring for Elderly Parents at Home

Sep 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

What would you say if we told you a service was available to address non-critical needs of your elderly parents, in their own home, 24/7, relieving you of daily responsibility but keeping the door open for you to be as involved in their care as you can and/or want, costing $10 per hour or less? Read on…

SCJ editors had opportunity to talk with Dustin Wright, General Manager of Rest Assured®; the full report of their conversation can be found on the SCJ Health Page. Rest Assured® is a ground breaking service designed to help seniors remain in their homes and stay safe at the same time.

Originally created for persons with disabilities, it didn’t take the design team long to add services for the elderly. The system connects the senior with a caregiver using the latest



Caring for Elderly Parents: The Financial Issue

Jun 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Senior Finances

A recent SCJ Editorial Staff meeting found several editors comparing notes about dealing with financial issues with their aging parents.  SCJ Editors are all seniors themselves, and they all have elderly parents for whom one level of care or another is required.  The results of the discussion were notable, and this post describes what we […]