In the last weeks of Helene’s life, she entered Calvary, a hospital devoted to end of life care or as Calvary likes to say, “where life continues.” A short distance from her home in Pelham, New York and my office in New Rochelle, as her geriatric care...
This Aging Life Care consultant is giving you a test: The question: Why do your adult parents love to say “No” to their adult children? Because they like to be in the driver’s seat, even thou they may no longer be driving. Because they like things just the...
At one moment or another, we have all wondered what the Queen of England carries in her pocketbook.
The act of making a cup of tea for me was both an act of kindness and the momentary gift of purpose.
It was Cinda’s first day on the job. She wanted to do what she could to make a good first impression.
When the status quo is the preferable option.
When is guardianship the best option and what is the process involved?
Sometimes it is best to meet first, with the family or spouse, to gather information, and create a plan.
Perhaps as she once did for her children, she took both of her hands and extended them slowly into the palms of this tearful woman.
“Slow Medicine is not a plan for getting ready to die; it is a plan for understanding, for caring, and for living well in the time that is left.”