Do You Ever Wish You Could Turn Back Time?
Caring for your aging parents creates an emotional and financial strain for many caregivers. Have you ever thought to yourself, when did my hero start to need help to pay her bills? Whether you live a few hundred miles away in another state or even across town, there is a price to pay. So what can you do to make this easier for everyone? First, [...]
Delicious Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs 🥚 are the best snack for seniors and so simple 👏🏻 Delicious Deviled Eggs These deviled eggs are a fan favorite and they pack a nutritional punch! 8 Hard-boiled eggs, peeled and sliced1/2 cup Mayonaise2 1/2 Tbsp Sweet pickle relish2 tsp Yellow mustard1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce1 Tbsp Chopped dill (Add extra for garnish)1 Tbsp Smoked paprika (Garnish) Take cooled and peeled hard-boiled eggs [...]
Betty’s Famous Chicken Enchilada Recipe
My mom's chicken enchilada recipe was a family favorite and is still the most requested dish amongst my family and friends. Something about the memories tied to this dish makes it extra special, and it does not hurt that it tastes fantastic! Everyone has food memories, not just the taste of the food, but also the smell and the people. The chicken enchiladas remind me [...]
Happy Mother’s Day
Happy Mother's Day Mother's Day is always bittersweet for me. I lost my mom in 2008, but it feels like yesterday. I can hear her voice, feel her hugs, and wish so much she was here with us today. God had other plans for her, and now she fully embraces her role as our guiding light and angel. Do you ever wonder why me, why our [...]
What Happens When Mom Can’t Live at Home Anymore?
What Happens When Mom Can't Live at Home Anymore? Holy crap, I knew this was going to happen someday, but not yet, please not now. When my mom was admitted to the hospital for emergency back surgery, I had no idea she would never go home. Most of the time, we don't plan on the worst-case scenario. In her case, she was medically fragile, so [...]
How to Land the Plane When Talking to Your Aging Parents
How to Land the Plane When Talking to Your Aging Parents As caregivers, we love to talk. It can be downright uncomfortable to endure long periods of silence, especially when you are dealing with people who are unwilling participants. So what is this land the plane business? Landing the plane refers to listening with an open mind and heart, but you also need to learn [...]