Taking care of an elderly parent is something that every child knows they will have to do at some point. But not everyone anticipates becoming a caregiver for a parent before they have a family, career or life of their own.
Kelli Swazey examines how religious and spiritual practices form group identity, and play a vital role in structuring the interactions of individuals within a culture.
In “The Cost of Hope,” Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Amanda Bennett brings an investigative angle to the conversation about end-of-life care.
“If your parents can still talk to you, please listen. You never know when will be the last time.”
Thinking about death is frightening, but planning ahead is practical and leaves more room for peace of mind in our final days. In a solemn, thoughtful talk, Judy MacDonald Johnston shares 5 practices for planning for a good end of life.
Dr. Sandra Campbell discusses strategies to address elder abuse and the effects of ageism. Her call to action: Seniors, capable adults, should have all the rights and privileges accorded other functioning adults.
Mark Handelman discusses the murky territory of capacity, the legal definition of death, and choosing the right power of attorney.
D/Sgt Leslie Raymond shares the legal definition of elder abuse and the role of the police in elder abuse cases.
Linda Alderson explains the record keeping responsibilities when looking after someone’s money, and what someone should expect when they hand the day-to-day management of their money & property to someone else.
Elaine Blades explains the goal of wills. She reminds us that proper planning provides protection and peace of mind and can help stop elder abuse.