Every year I take a moment and read the Valentine's Day card my Dad sent me when I was a freshman in college. In February, 1988, when mail wasn't snail mail and it was the cheapest form of communication with anyone outside our campus, my sweet Dad, missing me, sent me a Valentine's Day card. … Continue reading The Power of a Valentine’s Day Card
Category: aging parents
Our parents are aging. Now what?
Caring for aging parents is quickly becoming the norm among many of my friends. Whenever I pick up the phone, someone's mom needs surgery, someone's father has suffered a stroke or someone else's mom is moving into assisted living. As my friends and I fully enter middle age, our parents are rapidly aging and their … Continue reading Our parents are aging. Now what?