Category Archives: Caring for Older Adults

Hospitalization During COVID-19

Planning for hospitalization is something we do continuously, especially with our most vulnerable clients — those that are older, living without family members close by, or living with multiple, chronic conditions and/or alone. But COVID-19 has exacerbated an already difficult situation: First, because those who are ill must now enter the hospital alone, without a… Read on…

The Emotional Rollercoaster of Adult Care

Recently, I observed an interaction between a son, Josh, and a healthcare provider caring for his dad, William. Josh said to the provider, who was recommending a treatment protocol to William, “My dad refuses and so I let him refuse.” It moved me. We work with many adult children of older parents who hire us… Read on…