Q&A: Talking “Good Death” with an End-of-Life Doula

Shelby Krillen trained as a nurse, but after decades of working in hospitals in Richmond, she was ready to make a change. While helping care for a friend d...

Working with Matt Paxton, and Why This Job Isn’t About Moving Boxes

John Tracy joined the Legacy Navigator team in early 2017, and dug right into the physical and emotional work we do. One day after working on a particularl...

Mom, We Need to Talk: How to Communicate with Parents About Aging

Having the talk with parents about aging is one we may dread, but can’t avoid when it’s no longer safe for them to continue living independently. “The Talk...

Downsizing in a Hurry: How to Move Parents into Assisted Living

Agnes, in her late 70s, still enjoyed good health and independence. A widow with no children, she lived alone in an old house in the country, and she manag...

New Technology Helps Long Distance Care for Aging Parents

Our busiest day of the year—every year—is the day after Christmas. That’s when the estimated 7 million adult children who have been caring for their aging ...

Work It Out and 6 Other Tips for How to Prevent Caregiver Burnout

Every day, our field service team members act as caregivers as they help families cope with traumatic events like a big move or a death in the family. Our ...

Long-Distance Caregiving Tips for the House

Most seniors--as high as 90%-- would rather age in place than move into an assisted living facility or a nursing home. They often lean on their adult child...

Managing Elderly Parents’ Finances? 6 Questions to Ask

When we helped a client clean out and sell her mother’s house a couple of years ago, we found a deed to a farm in another state that our client didn’t know...

No More Posts