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  • “Dad resists every suggestion I make! Help!”
    by Courtney Pulitzer on July 10, 2020 at 8:51 pm

    Susan is getting burnt out trying to care for her 91 year old father.  She has a part-time job teaching and takes care of her two school-age grandchildren in the afternoons.  Her mother has been gone for three years and Dad is truly struggling to stay independent, and failing at that.  His neighbors and church … Continue reading “Dad resists every suggestion I make! Help!” → The post “Dad resists every suggestion I make! Help!” appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Caring for our Elders and Raising Abuse Awareness
    by Courtney Pulitzer on June 30, 2020 at 9:37 pm

    Nearly 1 in 10 American senior citizens are abused or neglected each year, yet only 1 in 14 cases of elder abuse is brought to the attention of authorities, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Elder abuse can mean physical and psychological harm, but it also may manifest through financial exploitation … Continue reading Caring for our Elders and Raising Abuse Awareness → The post Caring for our Elders and Raising Abuse Awareness appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Suicide Among Older Adults – And Help For Them
    by Courtney Pulitzer on June 25, 2020 at 12:40 am

    //// By Susan Birenbaum LCSW, MBA, C-ASWCM //// People do not realize that suicide is a major problem in the elderly. Since Older Adults have so many medical issues, it is assumed that death is a result of co-morbidity rather than suicide. Albeit, our society does not value older adults as other cultures do. In … Continue reading Suicide Among Older Adults – And Help For Them → The post Suicide Among Older Adults – And Help For Them appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Putting Pen to Paper in the Time of COVID-19
    by Courtney Pulitzer on June 17, 2020 at 5:08 pm

    “To write a letter is human, to receive a letter, divine” – Susan Lendroth Four years ago, I downsized. Living in an apartment house, I am now part of a community, not a formal one, but one with a passing hello in the lobby or weather conversation in the elevator. However, it was my relationship … Continue reading Putting Pen to Paper in the Time of COVID-19 → The post Putting Pen to Paper in the Time of COVID-19 appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.