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Are We Bubble Wrapping Our Seniors?

Too Safe For Our Own Good We’ve all heard this bubble wrapping analogy before in the context of overprotective parenting.  In an article in Psychology Today from 2013 titled, “A Nation of Wimps”, the author points out that today’s parents ...

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Older Driver “Red Flags”

Driving is freedom.  Pure freedom.  Many people dread the day when they are no longer able to drive- or when someone else tells them that they should no longer drive.  It is one of the most difficult conversations to have ...

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Reminder Rosie

As far as aging-in-place technologies go, Reminder Rosie is a pretty simple, voice-activated device that provides auditory reminders to someone with memory impairment. It can be programmed for scheduled medication or appointments reminders, or for custom messages of comfort and ...

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Naomi Feil TEDx/Amsterdam Women

I had the pleasure of attending a Naomi Feil workshop on validation years ago.  The nuggets of wisdom I learned from her have served me well, and have given me that little extra insight into what an emotional elder really ...

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