December 4, 2019

BISHOP, Calif. — When Jamie Moore arrived home on a Thursday evening in March, she was surprised to find her mother-in-law in her living room. Glenda Moore, 67, had been sitting in her wheelchair for hours. Without anyone to help her to the bathroom, she’d had an accid...

May 10, 2019

“My father changed his Will in the last month of his life, leaving his home to his caregiver. This seemed wrong to me and I wonder if it is common?”

As an estate planning attorney, I hear stories like this all too often. If it has happened to you or to someone you love,...

June 11, 2018

When it comes to making a decision about a product or service, we are generally accustomed to having all of the available options at our finger tips before we make our selection. We can access the Google search engine or go directly to Amazon.  We enter the name of the...

April 25, 2018


"Orphan": a person without protective affiliation or sponsorship (  

The aging of the Baby Boomer generation has led to a silver tsunami of “elder orphans.”  This is an ever-increasing population of seniors who, by choice or circumstance, now...

March 2, 2018

"It all began when (...)" is a phrase we often use to explain the how and why of our present circumstances.  If the "blank" was a medical crisis, such as a stroke, a fall, or a heart attack, our path has taken an unexpected turn.

Many Accidental Safaris begin in a hospi...

February 2, 2018

Senior Health and Housing Options

How do you choose if you don't know your options?

On Thursday, January 25th, the Port Angeles Senior Center hosted a panel discussion on home health and housing options for elders in our community.

Brian Jackson of Home Instead, Ryan Fren...

January 23, 2018

Len Davis is a Seattle based 3 time Emmy nominated filmmaker and the owner of Loving Legacy Video. This project is really the culmination of over 15 years of his interviewing and filming people about their lives, their experiences and their ideas.

In 1999 he bought his...

January 22, 2018

George Carlin’s Views on Aging

Do you realize that the only time in our lives when we like to get old is when we’re kids? If you’re less than 10 years old, you’re so excited about aging that you think in fractions.

‘How old are you?’ ‘I’m four and a half!’ You’re ne...

January 22, 2018

“A Plan to Help the Disabled Help Themselves”

Disabled individuals are frequently dependent on public benefits. Medicaid exists to help with health care expenses while Supplemental Social Security benefits help with other costs of living such as housing, food, support,...

January 4, 2018

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