The Bible is full of God’s encouraging Bible verses to give all of us in the Sandwich Generation, caring for elderly parents, comfort, including Psalm 31:14-15a.
I discovered another item for the checklist: 17. Test drive each shower/bath tub, toilet, sink, dishwasher, washer and dryer. Not just to be sure they are running all right, but also to make sure they run all the way through properly AND all the drains are running well!
Here is a question and a checklist that is very important for all, but especially important if you are assisting an elderly parent in a move and will be leaving them alone when you are finished. Is everything available, turned on, and working? We arranged for all utilities to be turned on Wednesday and we […]
The joys and woes of moving! For various and sundry reasons, my mom and I are moving into an apartment from a house. Talk about downsizing! Of course, we’re not the only ones! There are plenty of us Sandwich Generation families with elderly parents moving into retirement communities, senior apartments, or care facilities. Not to […]
Men and women 65 years and older make up just over 12 percent of the US population*. Of those, only about 30% go online**. There are lots of reasons for that, I’m sure, including health issues. But I know from personal experience that fear stops many from giving it a whirl. Even if someone helps […]