The elderly often feel isolated and move to be part of a community. With Covid many were confined to their rooms and had meals delivered to their doors. Many were frustrated and depressed that they had moved to be with people now they were in an unfamiliar place without much human contact.
Recently I’ve had the opportunity to listen to several men tell me that they were retiring in a year or two and were quite “frightened at the thought of it.” As I’ve heard many say how they were looking forward to retiring and this caught me off guard. As I listened they individually shared how … Continue reading Men, Before You Retire, Start To Prepare Now
One day recently I visited with three clients that were in the hospital and were unable to return home! (A woman younger than me, a man the same age as our son and an elderly gentleman.) All of them were overwhelmed and had no idea what to do. Frequently we work with people who suddenly … Continue reading What is your “Backup Plan”?
Recently I’ve heard of several situations where lonely seniors have reached out to people who were their teen aged sweethearts. They had parted ways many years ago, gotten jobs, gotten married, had families then lost their partner.