I Live in Phoenix…My Mom is Getting Old…and So Am I

Deciding how best to care for your parents can be one of the most difficult life situations you’ll ever face – it is fraught with financial, relational, and physical challenges. And yet, it is possible to care for your loved ones extremely well, and for those relationships to flourish during this time!

So, we’re bringing together a community of folks like you who are going through it. We will learn from experience and from experts, and we will highlight the good, the bad and the ugly options available to you and your loved ones.

All we ask is that you engage – share your story – together, we can improve the aging process for everyone!

The Flu – Take Steps to Protect Mom & Dad

older woman gets flu shotThe seasonal flu can be very serious, and even fatal for older adults. Ninety percent of flu-related deaths and more than half of flu-related hospitalizations occur in people age 65 and older.

People of all ages with chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease are also more likely to experience complications from the seasonal flu.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Flu.gov website includes a Flu Vaccine Finder. Just enter your ZIP code to find vaccine providers in your area.

Mom is moving in

The decision to bring mom or dad to live with you at your home is one of the most significant you will face in your whole life. You don’t want to go it alone.

Luckily, this is an increasing trend so you don’t have to. It’s possible to care for your loved ones in your home extremely well, and for the relationships to flourish during this time of your life. We’re bringing together a community of folks like you who are going through it, so that together we can do this well.