My Parents’ Journey

I haven't written about my parents' journey as much as I have about my professional experience as a senior care adviser.  Yet my life is taking the same path as many of yours - helping aging parents.  And our personal experiences shape who we are as much as our professional ones. I've written posts about my parents in law.  They lived here in San Diego before they both passed in the last year and a [...]

Moving My Father-in-Law to Assisted Living

My mother-in-law, Bonnie Marquis, passed away on April 5, 2017. She was 90 years old and had been married to my father-in-law, Jack, for 68 years. She passed in the way we all hope to leave this earth, in her sleep while napping. Now Jack is left alone. He has dementia and needs someone with him 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We knew keeping Jack in his home would be difficult to […]

My family’s journey with senior care

When I started my Elder Answers business, both my parents and my parents-in-law were together, living in their own homes without assistance. Two and a half years later, many things have changed. I always thought my experience with assisted living and home care would make getting the help we needed for my parents and my in-laws easier, and it definitely has to a certain extent. But what I’ve also learned is, as with all things, […]