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...
Inspirations

Inspirations

When I look back and think of who or what inspired me to be the person I am today and what continues to inspire me, I immediately think of my family and friends.  There are always other temporary inspirations in my life, but I always find myself returning to those two...
Socialization Across Generations

Socialization Across Generations

If you were to take a look around you, what would you see? I find myself looking around and seeing many individuals having social interactions. However, most of these “social” interactions are not done face to face, but instead through the use of technology. Today, we...
There Are No Timeouts

There Are No Timeouts

My wife and I welcomed our first baby into the world this past April, Miss Harper Jeanne. It has been the greatest and most rewarding season of my life, however, it doesn’t come without some challenges, as I’m sure every parent reading this understands. We went...
Independent, Yet Connected

Independent, Yet Connected

Going to college was the first time I ever had to fend for myself.  It was the first time that I wasn’t living under my parents’ roof, eating their food or driving around in their cars. I was finally an independent person, living completely on my own. In a small...
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...