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Joy Loverde

Path Carver.
Keynote Speaker.
Best-selling Author.

Solo Aging ♦ Caregiving ♦ Aging Parents

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Birthday coming up? What do you give aging parents who have everything?

I have a gift idea for your parents that will change their lives – and yours. By now Mom and Dad (and Gramma) probably have everything they ever wanted and needed. And giving them more stuff only adds to the pile of unwanted items. They tell you that they have everything they need in life. […]

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Holidays Are NOT the Ideal Time to Talk About Eldercare – Part 2

Part 1 of this series offers ideas about arranging effective locations to have sensitive eldercare conversations. This post discusses conversation timing strategies. When you decide to initiate a conversation, and you know that the discussion has the potential to be emotionally explosive, ask yourself these questions ahead of time: Am I over-tired or stressed out

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