Having the “Talk” With Elderly Parents: A Sensitive Encounter

How do you start to talk with elderly parents about the future? Probably nothing makes adult children more nervous because we fear the resistance, we fear starting a conflict and we fear the deadly silence. For sure, adult children and their parents often have trouble talking effectively. Small disagreements can be bothersome and frustrating. If they simmer and grow, they can poison the last precious months and years together.

New Job Description: Elder Caregiver

All over the nation families are facing new responsibilities: caring for a loved one who can no longer do for themselves things that they were the best at in their family.


Presenteeism is the performance-sapping issue that is the measure of lost productivity due to employees showing up for work not fully engaged. The impact of poor employee engagement on the corporate bottom line can be devastating.