Staying Connected From 2200 Miles Away

Staying Connected From 2200 Miles Away

Last year, my dad began using the LifeShare Technology System at the senior housing where he lives. It was easy to set him up and show him how to use it. This has been the perfect addition to his days to be able to communicate with others through a simple system that...
Are You Getting Your Money’s Worth?

Are You Getting Your Money’s Worth?

Cost The median cost to stay in an assisted living community in the U.S. has a monthly cost of about $3,750 according to Andrew Lisa in the article, The Typical Cost of Senior Care in Every State. The monthly cost can be quite the financial burden for many residents...
Learning to Listen

Learning to Listen

If you’re like me, you can think of a few people off the top of your head who are excellent listeners. The Bible tells us in the book of Proverbs that “The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.” This specific verse brings up a...
For the Love of S’more Humans

For the Love of S’more Humans

This year is a big year for love for me. As I prepare to embark on the journey of marriage, I have taken time recently to notice the love that surrounds us every day. Call me mushy, but the littlest moments and acts of love have really been tripping me up lately and...
What’s So Great About LifeShare?

What’s So Great About LifeShare?

If you are reading this, there is a good chance you know a little bit about LifeShare. For those who are not familiar with our products, our founders created a device that can connect to any TV, which allows family and friends to send pictures and messages to that TV....
A Season to Remember

A Season to Remember

The holidays are usually synonymous with joy, peace, and happiness. However, the holidays can feel anything but joyful after the passing of a loved one. Grief is a natural response to loss that can bring strong emotions days, weeks, months, and years later. Even if it...
Thanks for the Memories, Part II

Thanks for the Memories, Part II

How many of you have old 8mm or VHS family movies, or maybe some other older format movie tapes?  A lot of you, if your family is anything like ours.  Do you remember shooting videos of family events and later gathering around the movie projector or VCR/TV to watch...
Cleo’s Story

Cleo’s Story

While visiting different LifeShare communities, we often have the opportunity to spend time with residents and listen to their remarkable stories. Recently, I met a veteran who has served in not one, not two, but three different wars (WWII, the Korean War, and the...
Gratitude and Thanksgiving

Gratitude and Thanksgiving

“Gratitude” is a feeling …… “thanks-giving” is an action. Have you considered this distinction?  For example, I am grateful for enduring health, friends and family.  For living among the fox, bear, elk and moose. For the forested mountain neighborhood that is more...