3 Simple Changes I Made for Mom

My mom took such great care of me growing up, now it’s time for me to take care of her. As she ages, I’ve noticed how important it is to keep her looking great and feeling great. Here are 3 simple changes I made for my mom! Mom drinks 8 glasses of water each day. My...

A Modern Care System

Home care systems have really changed over the years. When I grew up, I remember my grandma wearing a large object around her neck. It reminded me of the device put on clothes so no one would steal them. I never understood why she had to wear that. My mom told me she...

How to Care for an Aging Parent Across the Country

I’ll admit it. I feel guilty. I live in California, and my father (who now lives alone because my mother passed away) lives in Pennsylvania. Growing up though, I feel like I did everything right. I was a great student, a star athlete. I worked two jobs. I even went to...

5 Reasons Why MegCares Will Help Your Aging Parent

Parents age. It’s inevitable. Instead of denying it, I started to accept it. One thing I did was check out Megcares. It was recommended to me by a co-worker. Let me break down the top five reasons how it will help your parent as they grow older and need more help....

My Fear of Calling My Mom Is Gone!

  I used to love calling and checking in with my mom. It was just a part of our normal routine. Actually, we’ve made it a point to talk regularly since I went away for college. And, since I moved a few hours away and have a family of my own; we make it a point to...

The Day I Saved My Dad’s Life- after he fell

  I’ve always been close to my father. Even after the divorce. I love that he lives down the road from me and I can check on him every evening. It’s just become our routine. I can’t tell you how guilty I felt when I skipped my regular check in and took the kids...

Getting on Without Mom

My mother was right. She used to always repeat the phrase to me, “You’ll understand when you’re a mother someday.” And, now that my own daughter is 8 years old, I worry about her every minute of the day. I totally understand why my mom wanted to guard me, guide me,...

A Mistake and a Break- how a fall affected our family

My father has always loved to cook, but he also hates to clean up the aftermath. Pots and pans piled up in the sink until my mother nudged him to clean them up. And, after doing so; we’d always find traces of dishwater all over the floor. We always joked about how...