When Elder Care Problems Escalate, You Can Hire an Expert

When Elder Care Problems Escalate, You Can Hire an Expert Howie Gray and Audrey Zabin, a geriatric care manager, with Mr. Gray’s mother, Delle Gray By LESLEY ALDERMAN – New York TimesCARING for an elderly parent is emotionally and mentally draining. There are diagnoses to decipher, housing issues to consider, health aides to vet and…

What to Do When There’s No Money for a Funeral?

What to Do When There’s No Money for a Funeral? What’s worse than dying? Maybe dying broke By Geoff Williams – U.S. News If you’ve been struggling with money your entire life, and you’re advanced in years or gravely ill, death must seem like a cosmic prank. Who wants to consider that after a lifetime…

My Own ‘Magical Thinking’

My Own ‘Magical Thinking’ By Barbara Newman | Chief Executive of A Dignified Life | Huffington Post What do people do in their most caught off guard moment when the “what if” becomes reality? In my quiet time I reflect on this question and count myself lucky that when it was my turn to experience…

Hired caregivers provide special help when relative’s health fails

Hired caregivers provide special help when relative’s health fails Barbara Newman Mannix, president of A Dignified Life By Jim Fitzgerald | AP Companies and individuals offer assistance with ailing elderly relatives, though services can be costly and usually not covered by insurance. WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Marnie Schwartz was in California, a lawyer raising two…

A Second Chance At A Camelot Life

A Second Chance At A Camelot Life A painful loss inspired me to help families in crisis By More.com | Celebrating women 40+ I had a Camelot life. I enjoyed rapid ascension in a great career in retail at Macy’s, found a deep and sustained love in my soul mate early on, gave birth to…