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So your parent(s) have made the decision to move to a Retirement Community – a big step indeed. This decision in and of itself is a monumental one and no doubt as the son or daughter you were involved in the process. Now, it’s just a matter of packing and moving mom and dad to […]
My name is Allyson and I’m what you could call a “professional blogger.” As journalism changes, we’ve got to stay one step ahead of the curve. These days, blogging is where it’s at. I’m new to the Bethany Village team and senior living in general. I’m a life-long Ohio resident and I’m full of “Buckeye State” […]
Trying anything new is terrifying, isn’t it? Sometimes change is forced on us and sometimes we’re lucky enough to make proactive choices about life before events are hoisted upon us. I’m new to Bethany Village and the Graceworks organization. I work in the marketing department and I get to write a lot of interesting content. […]
Never underestimate the power of a good laugh. We’ve heard this many times, yet the older we get, the harder it seems to be to laugh heartily, especially without prompting by a good joke or comedy routine. We seek opportunities to laugh at or about something, rather than creating them. Despite this habit, however, research […]
It's only natural for parents to want to live independently for as long as possible. As a son or daughter of aging parents, you can help them remain safe while maintaining their dignity and independence. The best defense is a good offense. When visiting your parents, be observant. If you live far away, ask a […]
What do you do when you start noticing a decline in your parents’ health or living conditions? How do you approach one or both parents when a change in their living situation is inevitable? Having “the talk” can be awkward for both parents and their children alike. In a perfect world, plans and wishes have […]