I have not given it much thought of all that I need to be grateful for, like mom turning 100 years old.  We often don’t remember to think of all the things in our life that we could enjoy and appreciate.  I look at mom turning 100 years old on May 20th and she is so excited because she will be the oldest one in her family.  No other family member lived to be 100 years old.  Such a milestone for sure. I also never realized all the friends we have.  Mom is getting flooded with birthday cards and she watches everyday for the mailman. Read More →

Every caregiver needs an income backup plan.

As a family caregiver, it’s smart to have A Financial Income Backup Plan.     Today I will have a plan, I may not follow it exactly but I will have a plan. What about you? Adult children want to keep their aging parent at home if at all possible. When we as children see that our elderly parent needs care we want to jump in and help them knowing that it will cause stress on our finances if we have to make changes at our job. I know for myself I did not think about having a financial income backup plan, I just didn’t.Read More →