Geriatric Care Consulting
Obtaining a comprehensive, holistic overview of the realities of aging, illness or disability makes it possible to plan a course of action that creates a safe environment for all concerned.
Looking to deepen your spiritual practice or seeking beliefs and practices that are in synch with who you are — especially in the evening of life — a spiritual guide can make a difference.
“…we cannot live the afternoon of life according to the program of life’s morning, for what was great in the morning will be little at evening and what in the morning was true, at evening will have become a lie.”
What Others Have to Say…
Just a pleasure to read your affirming discoveries and wondering. ~SB
This is a beautiful meditation on the gifts and challenges of the season, and of being, more broadly in the winter of our lives… Keep writing!!! I love these essays and am enriched by your thoughts. ~VA
You have so much practical and existential wisdom to offer! Blessings on all of your endeavors. ~MU
“In the midst of winter I found within myself an invincible spring.”
Recent Blog Posts
Habits of Highly Connected Seniors #1 – Social Competence
I recently attended a symposium that addressed social isolation and loneliness in the lives of seniors, especially during the Covid pandemic. The various presentations brought to mind my years of home visits and consults with individuals and families. Then and now I...
Etiquette in Times of Trouble
My friend has cancer--- what do I say? My sister’s husband just died--- what can I do? My neighbor has to go for a serious operation--- is there anything I can do? My nephew is dealing with serious mental illness--- I’d like to be there for him and the family but I am...
In Love, a Memoir of Love and Loss
In my opinion, this book is poised to be a game-changer in the lived experience of dementia and dementia care. The author, Amy Bloom, describes navigating the realities of her husband’s Alzheimer’s as it impacted the various domains of his life and her life, up to and...
Working With People Who Are In The Evening Of Their Lives
First I think it is important to note that the evening of life is not necessarily related to chronological age. Anyone diagnosed with an acute, eventually, terminal illness is moving into the evening of life--- his or her particular life. I have often seen a speeding...
What Comes After? Neanderthal
Neanderthals—dating back to about 160,000 to 40,000 years ago across Eurasia. They were tool makers, hunters, weavers, painters, jewelry makers. Why start our discussion about what comes after with these close relatives, cousins in essence, and ancestors? How are we...
What Comes After? Overview
What comes after? I have heard that question from individuals facing imminent death. Now I am hearing it from individuals who have heard about my work in spiritual direction. Sometimes the tone is speculative; sometimes there is a trace of fear; and sometimes there is...