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Intergenerational Family Vacation

Posted at Jul 27, 2016 |

Dear Sandy: My husband and I are considering taking my mom with us on our family vacation this summer. Since my father lost his battle with Alzheimer’s disease earlier this year, she’s been struggling to find her way. We don’t want to leave her alone while we are off on vacation. Since we are travelingRead more

Thriving and Surviving the Sandwich Generation Years

Posted at Jul 20, 2016 |

If you are a northern Michigan caregiver juggling the needs of your own family with those of aging parents, you are a member of the sandwich generation. Every summer the month of July is designated as Sandwich Generation Month. It is a time to help raise awareness about the unique challenges people sandwiched between theirRead more

5 Tips for Moving a Senior with Memory Loss

Posted at Jul 13, 2016 |

Moving a senior loved one who has memory loss to an assisted living community is one of the best ways to keep them safely engaged with life. Senior living communities like The Brook Retirement in northern Michigan know how to provide the support they need while still encouraging the older adult to maintain their independence.Read more

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