A Holiday at Home or The Community?

A Holiday at Home or The Community?

Celebrating At Your House vs Celebrating At The Community For dementia care partners with a parent or partner in memory care, this is a common dilemma. Should you bring your loved one to your house, or not? What’s the “right” answer? It depends. The questions below...
Dementia and Holiday Travel

Dementia and Holiday Travel

Download your Holiday Travel Checklist & Tip Sheet by clicking HERE now. Dementia and Holiday Travel: Good Idea, or Not So Much? My mom and I had a pretty awful travel experience, which I recount in Keeping Your Cool When It All Goes Sideways. And it wasn’t even...
Look for The Joy

Look for The Joy

“J. Costello” Much to my surprise, I routinely get emails asking me for favors from random people I’ve never met. Not Nigerian princes tragically unable to claim their fortune without my banking info, exactly. No, I get requests like, “You should run my...
Is Yoga Good for Dementia?

Is Yoga Good for Dementia?

Is This A Good Idea? Is yoga good for dementia? I’d never given it any thought until recently. I was cleaning up my inbox when I came across a two month-old email from Margaret Manning, founder of Sixty+Me.com (where I’m a guest blogger). Tangled in a spam...
Seemed Like A Good Idea

Seemed Like A Good Idea

My little brother and his best friend set the backyard on fire one fine summer day. After the fire department had come and gone and it was certain John and Matt were okay, everyone had the same question: Why? Why did you do it? (Later iterations included, “What were...
Use It or Lose It

Use It or Lose It

Use It or Lose It Having a great day is a whole lot easier when you know how to pull it off, right? If you entered the giveaway last week, you got the email mini-course on engagement. (If you missed it, you can still sign up for the mini-course, even if you don’t want...