Patti Shea

Coping With the Death of a Parent, Everyone Does It Differently

Posted on 08/2/2013 by |Home & Family blogger | Comments

CaregivingEarlier this week, I was among the millions closely following the Twitter feed from NPR’s Scott Simon, who was tweeting about the final days, weeks and hours of his mother’s life. His mom, Patricia, died on July 29 at the age of 84. Since then, I’ve been amazed by the blowback that Simon has been getting in the Twittersphere about his heartfelt observations from the ICU. Naysayers accused him of taking advantage of his mom’s death, calling it “ridiculous” and …

AARP’s Caregiving Resource Center Just Went Mobile

Posted on 04/9/2013 by |Home & Family blogger | Comments

Caregiving | TechnologyCaring for yourself, your parents or a loved one just a whole lot easier. We’ve put our Caregiving Resource Center from our website into our AARP iPad app so you can have all the housing options, legal and respite care information you need at your fingertips. Join the discussion: Caregivers — Challenges and Advice How do you get it? Easy! Grab your iPad and click here>> App Store for AARP. Download (psst, it’s FREE!). The first square you see in the …