Welcome to a blog with a humorous approach on tackling all aspects of navigating through elder care with senior parents. Whether the obstacle you and your aging loved one(s) are faced with is finding a nursing home or assisted living facility, senior driving, financial stress, or senior nutritional concerns, know that you are not alone in this endeavor. Even if you aren’t currently experiencing any of this as of yet with your loved one(s), it may give you a good laugh.
*Disclaimer*- Not all of my experiences are meant to be a representative of everyone’s situation. I just happen to have parents that have a knack for creating life experiences that sometimes turn a very serious situation into an almost mind-numbing, yet hilarious one. And thank goodness for that!
Growing up, I can’t ever remember a time we’d drive together as a family when my dad wasn’t the one behind the wheel. I don’t know if the reasoning was purely
I’ve recently considered how ironic it is that mine and my parents’ roles have kind of reversed. Although their word is, and always will be, gold if they
“His name is Garfunkel,” mom said over the phone as I struggled to hear her over the yapping noise in the background. “Your dad said those five degenerates down the
Growing up, it was always understood with my dad that we must abide by an unwritten rule. That rule was not to discuss finances. Seeing as though I
“This one smells like a litter box,” my dad says. “All these dang hospitals smell like a landfill with mangy cats swarming around the place.” (There may have been some expletives thrown in