The privilege of impacting lives in senior care

Sharon St. Mary, Executive Director for Metro Minnesota with the Good Samaritan Society, found herself in a position not so unique to many career caregivers. When she wasn’t working in the field she loves, she was using her professional skills to care for her aging parents. “The fact of the matter is, we will all…

Is mom okay? The holiday season is a good time to check in with aging relatives

Holiday get-togethers can raise questions about the health and well-being of aging loved ones. This season may be a time that some family members who haven’t visited in a long time have a chance to see grandma or dad. If a gathering takes place at your aging loved one’s home, it may give visiting family…

The conversation on where aging parents will live

It’s a conversation that nearly every family needs to have at some point – but it’s a talk many tend to avoid. We’re talking about the conversation about where aging parents will want or need to live as they grow older. Fortunately, resources are available to help families with this necessary discussion. Even though many…