Category Archives: Inspiration

3 Top Challenges of Caring for Elderly Parents During Your Own Retirement

retired person sitting with senior parent by water

More and more, baby boomers care for elderly parents during their retirement years, a period when they thought they’d be free to relax, pursue hobbies and travel. When telling us about their struggles, our clients report they also enjoy most of the time they spend with their parents. Their guilt over their resentment and frustration […]

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Our Senior Care Service Client was a Ballroom Beauty

Our client was a ballroom beauty long before “Dancing with the Stars!” Our client, Ingrid, was a professional ballroom dancer for many years, competing in exhibition dancing throughout the United States and Europe.  At the age of 90, she participated in a major ballroom dance contest in Chicago with her partner.  She entered 23 contests […]

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Love 2 Live to honor local Holocaust survivors

Love 2 Live Care has had a long-standing relationship with the folks at Jewish Family Service.  We most often work closely with their case managers to develop care solutions for our joint clients.  Many of our clients that have been referred to us from JFS have been part of the Serving Older Holocaust Survivors (SOS) program.  We […]

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What it means to Live and Die

We’ve been going through a tough experience with my mother-in-law.  She was diagnosed with cancer a year ago and has been fighting a courageous battle that she will inevitably lose.  We as a family have come together to be with her as much as we possibly can.  Some of us live a distance away and […]

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The Faces of Aging

A Look at Aging Through Animals In the March 2012 AARP Bulletin there was an article that really touched me.  It highlights a Philadelphia photographer Isa Leshko who studied and photographed older animals.  She cared for her mother, who has Alzheimer’s disease, and started to feel anxious about her self growing old.  She came across […]

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