April 5, 2019    The Arbors

The Gender Gap: Women Predominate Among Caregivers of the Elderly

Most seniors with long-term care needs rely on their family and friends to provide assistance, and a great majority of them rely on women, usually their adult daughters. Although the proportion of....

Topics: Future Planning

April 5, 2019    The Arbors

How to Deal with Siblings in Denial About Parents Needing Help

No one wants to watch their parents get older. If your brother or sister really doesn’t want to think about them aging and what that means for your family, they might be trying to protect....

Topics: Family Matters

March 29, 2019    The Arbors

Forget "The Talk": Having Conversations About What Matters

Talking to your aging parent about moving to an assisted living community isn’t easy and Bob McDonald and his three older sisters had “The Talk” with their mom — twice.

Topics: Future Planning

March 29, 2019    The Arbors

How Two Daughters Approached "The Talk" with their 92-Year-Old Mother

At 92 years old, Nancy S. loved living at home — or at least she thought she did.

Topics: Having 'The Talk' About Assisted Living