Posts Tagged ‘elderly services’


Aging Loved Ones, Thanksgiving, and Elder Mediation

Thanksgiving brings together extended families face-to-face, perhaps for the first time in many months. Adult children see with their own eyes the effects of aging on their parents and others. Addressing those effects is a challenge that often leads to conflict. Elder Mediation provides help with difficult conversations with and about aging loved ones. As […]

SEA’s Celebration of Healthy Aging

Yesterday, SEA (Shoreline Eldercare Alliance) presented its first annual Celebration of Healthy Aging. The Village at Mariner’s Point, in East Haven, CT, was a gracious host to over 300 attendees at this free event. Informative seminars, delicious food from the Village and local restaurants, music, dance, demonstrations, a raffle, and an engaging lecture filled a […]

“It’s All About Aging”

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of meeting Anne Maxfield, the founder and chief visionary officer of It’s All About Aging, LLC.  The name of the company and the company website,, really do say it all.  There is loads of information, and more to come on all sorts of issues related to your […]

Elder Mediation presentation at Apple Rehab Guilford (CT)

On January 27, 2010, at 7:00 p.m., I will present a talk on Elder Mediation at Apple Rehab Guilford, 10 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT. The program is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served. To reserve your seat, please call Apple Rehab Guilford at (203) 453-3725. This interactive program […]

Holidays and tough conversations – Part III

In Parts I and II, I wrote about the holidays as a time when families might be together face to face for the first time in a number of months. Changes that might not have been obvious on the telephone become clear or statements from a local sibling that Mom needs more help may be […]

Elder Medation talk at Fowler Nursing Center- Postponed

I was scheduled to speak at Fowler Nursing Center, Guilford, CT on Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 7:00.  That talk has been postponed as a precaution against H1N1.  As Connecticut shoreline residents know, Guilford has been hard hit by H1N1.  So many students have been struck by it, that school administrators decided to close  Guilford […]

Presentation on Crisis Intervention in Elder Mediation

On October 22, 2009 I gave a presentation on Crisis Intervention in Elder Mediation at VNA Community Healthcare in Guildford, CT.  This presentation was a “return engagement” in a sense: in April, I had given an overview of elder mediation, including how it fits into mediation as a field and how it fits into the […]

Elder Mediation talk at Shoreline Eldercare Alliance (SEA)

Last week, I had the welcome opportunity to talk to the Shoreline Eldercare Alliance about elder mediation at their regular meeting in East Haven, Connecticut. The Shoreline Eldercare Alliance, or SEA, describes itself as “a  group of ethical business owners and representatives of area organizations who provide senior adults and community members with information, resource […]