Pick Me results: The 10 best episodes of ‘I Love Lucy’

Originally published on MeTV: Vitameatavegamin and chocolates reign supreme in your Pick Me top ten, but the rest of the list might surprise you. Continue Reading > OUR COMMUNITIES Apple Blossom Senior Living Ashtongrove Senior Living Traditions at Beaumont Traditions of Beavercreek The Bristol Senior Living Traditions at Brookside Traditions at Camargo Traditions of Columbus Cherry Blossom Senior Living Traditions …

Get Health Care Professionals to Understand Your Needs as a Caregiver

Originally published on AARP: How can family caregivers respectfully challenge health care and social service professionals to do a better job of listening to them? Here are some ideas. Continue Reading > OUR COMMUNITIES Apple Blossom Senior Living Ashtongrove Senior Living Traditions at Beaumont Traditions of Beavercreek The Bristol Senior Living Traditions at Brookside Traditions at Camargo Traditions of Columbus …

Tips to Make Mealtimes Easier for People with Alzheimer’s

Originally published on National Institute on Aging: Sticking to familiar foods and routines can make mealtimes easier for people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. Continue Reading > OUR COMMUNITIES Apple Blossom Senior Living Ashtongrove Senior Living Traditions at Beaumont Traditions of Beavercreek The Bristol Senior Living Traditions at Brookside Traditions at Camargo Traditions of Columbus Cherry Blossom Senior Living Traditions …

5 Ways to Downsize Without Becoming a Small Person

Originally published on Sixty and Me: “Much of what we acquire in life isn’t worth dragging to the next leg of our journey,” writes Gina Greenlee in Postcards and Pearls: Life Lessons from Solo Moments on the Road. “Travel light,” she adds. “You will be better equipped to travel far.”  Greenlee is not alone in urging people to let go of what …

House Divided: Sibling Conflict Over Aging Parents

Originally published on David Solie: The real work of families is recovery. In the volatile landscape of family systems, everything is exaggerated, both good and bad. One of the predictable “bad” events in the drama of aging parents is sibling infighting. It can be triggered by anything, but it is mostly about money, power, and affection. Once provoked, it extracts an emotional toll on …

Strong Connections at Traditions At Brookside in McCordsville, Indiana

In a bucolic setting just south of Geist Reservoir, Traditions at Brookside offers seniors a valuable proposition: a home with gracious, even luxurious amenities,  restaurant-style dining and the chance to have a rich social life without having to leave their safe and well cared for community. This is senior living just north of Indianapolis in McCordsville, Indiana, a premier suburban …