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Thanksgiving? Christmas? When to Offer Holiday Pay to Your Caregiver

Thanksgiving is coming and your caregiver would like to spend time with his or her own family during America's biggest holiday.

Starting the Conversation About Elder Care With Aging Parents

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For many of us, a week does not go by without someone raising the topic of home care for an aging parent. The path to resolution is a long one. Parents are often resistant, or even in denial.

Is Home Safe for Your Senior? Find Out with These 3 Questions

For seniors and their adult children, the family home may be a source of comfort, safety, and happy memories. So it’s easy to understand the appeal of aging in place. Still, your senior’s safety has to be your top priority.

3 Ways to Keep Your Senior Healthy at Home

There’s a lot to consider when your senior chooses to age in place. In recent blogs we’ve explored many ways you can provide safe transportation, stay on top of home safety and maintenance, and help your senior avoid loneliness.

Caregiver Cash and Expense Management

Don’t Forget These Minor Costs When Hiring a Caregiver

Your Mom Wants to Age in Place. Is That the Best Choice?

Many seniors want to age in place. With so many other aspects of their lives changing – due to declining health, decreased mobility, or dementia, for example – they long for the familiarity of their homes and neighborhoods.

How to Make Home Safe After a Hospital Visit

Many families don’t realize how much a loved one’s health has deteriorated until a fall sends her to the hospital.

Congratulations to Our CEO, Ron Gold, on his Honorary Doctorate

Ron Gold, who founded LeanOnWe in 2015 after a tragic bicycling accident left him permanently paralyzed, became a Doctor of Humane Letters at Monmouth College's 2019 commencement.

Want Your Life Back? There’s No Need to Feel Guilty

Whether you stepped in to help an elderly relative out of love, a sense of responsibility, or financial necessity, caregiving can sometimes feel like a burden – even for the most devoted family members.

Life After Driving: Creative Ways to Help Your Senior Get Around

Providing safe transportation is one of the first challenges many families encounter when a senior chooses to age in place.

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