Larry Pino’s story is one shared by countless Americans. After his father passed away, Larry’s mother lived on her own — until she couldn’t anymore. That led Larry to some soul-searching and a series of difficult caregiving decisions. When he couldn’t find a senior living facility that he thought was right for his mom, he built his own! That has led to a reinvention of senior living, from the ground up, and the launch of Tuscan Gardens.
Margery Pabst Steinmetz is dedicated to giving caregivers the resources, hope and inspiration they need to carry on with one of the most challenging, taxing and rewarding tasks any of us will ever take on — caring for our loved ones.
Amy O’Rourke is one of America’s top advocates for caregivers and families, and in this The Art of Caregiving Minute, she explains why you have to be forceful and patient when it comes to advocating for your loved one.
Amy O’Rourke is one of America’s top advocates for caregivers and families, and in this The Art of Caregiving Minute, she offers advice for adult children who try to make everything perfect for their aging parents. Here’s a secret: it’s going to be messy and that’s OK!
Amy O’Rourke is one of America’s top advocates for caregivers and families. She offers her candid advice for one of most delicate and difficult decisions many of us will face: should we ever pull a loved one out of the healthcare system?
Bethanne Weiss never planned on being a caregiver. Like more than 44 million others in this country, she had no idea what she was in for when she placed her parents into nursing homes. She shares her inspiring story of struggling to make her own health a priority, while, at the same time, she is caring for her aging parents.
Are you one of the 10 million adult children over the age of 50 caring for an aging parent? Do you know someone who devotes time, money and emotional commitment caring for someone living with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease or another age-related condition? September is Healthy Aging Month, and while the focus is on the men and women who are getting older — we think it’s just as important to honor and nurture the people who serve as caregivers.
Any caregivers out there? It’s not easy. But there are organizations that provide help and relief. The Community Education & Resource Affiliation of Central Florida is looking for ways to bring exposure to groups that do great work, and asked GB for help.