ASK JOAN

Caregiving

Screen shot 2014 12 17 at 4.09.46 pm

Caregiver's Toolkit for the Holidays

Thursday, December 18, 2014

In a recent article from A Place For Mom, I share my personal family interview guide to help families bring up the topic of senior living with a loved one in need.

Screen shot 2014 12 10 at 11.10.40 am

Peace is an Achievable Goal!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Helping caregivers find peace this holiday season….

Screen shot 2014 11 19 at 2.24.23 pm

Everything You Want To Know About Caregiving

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

What are the most important conversations to have with a parent or loved one while they are still healthy? I recently spoke with Aging Today about the importance of havi...

Screen shot 2014 11 12 at 3.08.54 pm

Huff Post: 6 Ways Siblings Can Pull Together For Mom And Dad

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

“I have only two regrets in life,” Lunden said. “One of them is that I never did what I’m saying right now…."

Content national family caregivers month

Happy November…A Celebration of YOU!

Friday, November 7, 2014

As you all hopefully know by now, November is National Family Caregivers’ Month. If you are a caregiver, it’s a month devoted to celebrating YOU!

Senior boarding

The Sensitive Conversation

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Sometimes a person doesn’t realize how unsafe their driving is. Or perhaps they know it’s unsafe, but they’re afraid of giving up the keys for fear life will close in on ...

Elderly driver 2164765b

Aging and Driving

Thursday, September 25, 2014

There might come a time when you will have to reevaluate a loved ones capabilities to drive an automobile. Dr. Dale Atkins shares some ways of tell whether or not it migh...

Grandparents webcam

Staying Connected With Grandparents – My Article in the Huffington Post

Thursday, September 18, 2014

It can be unnoticeably easy for our children to get caught up in their busy schedules, but staying connected to their grandparents is so important! Read more about how t...

%22know which doctor to talk to%22

Getting the Most From Your Doctor

Monday, September 15, 2014

Have you ever taken off from work to sit in a hospital, nursing home, or examination room, only to have the doctor rush in and out without answering your questions?

2014 ideas 50 san diego banner registration.imgcache.rev1398873212081.web.1280.1280

AARP's Ideas at 50+ National Event

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

I'm looking forward to attending AARP's first Ideas@50+ event in San Diego this weekend. It’s everything you’ve come to love about AARP events, with a twist on innovation...

Originally posted in: Boomers
Ask Joan
Joan lunden