Category Archives: Joy Loverde

Going Shopping? Joy Loverde advises you to demand respect

By Joy Loverde Boomer women listen up! We make up 85% of global spending and that alone makes us VIPs when it comes to companies that are trying to sell us stuff. If you have a moment, please check out the interview I recently conducted with an innovative company called Remodista.  Kelly Stickel, Founder and…
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Mom Always Liked You Best – Part Two

By Joy Loverde Part One of “Mom Always Liked You Best” offered insights on what may be going on behind the scene when siblings do not help with aging parents. As you may have learned, parents and siblings are equal partners in setting the stage for this situation. This blog helps you take action.  I…
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Mom Always Liked You Best – Part One

By Joy Loverde Family caregivers often write to me and complain that when it comes to eldercare and parents, siblings are often nowhere to be found. Denial, historical sibling rivalry, limited finances, and living far away are some of the reasons why one adult child shoulders most of the parent-care responsibilities. Truth is family caregiving…
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Moving a Reluctant Parent – Part 15

by Joy Loverde To those of you who are following this blog about my Aunt who is reluctant to move out of her house, I didn’t want too much time to go by before I gave you an update on what’s happening. On that note, what’s happening is absolutely nothing. There she stays... in spite…
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Joy Loverde Suggests Conducting a Family Meeting

By Joy Loverde Do siblings assume that because you are single you are the “chosen” one to care for your aging parents? Are your sisters and brothers better off financially yet never contribute to your parents’ eldercare expenses?  Eldercare is complex and time-consuming, and family meetings can be an efficient way to deal with caregiving…
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Joy Loverde’s Pinterest; A World of Possibilities

By Joy Loverde [caption id="attachment_7837" align="alignright" width="258"] Follow Joy on Pinterest[/caption] I love Pinterest especially because I love pictures. That’s how I learn. That’s how I think. That’s how I get inspired and motivated. That’s how I communicate. Pinterest is also easy. What I mean by that is a picture is worth a thousand words.…
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Moving a Reluctant Parent – Part 14

 Blog by Joy Loverde I am going on YEAR THREE of trying to convince my Aunt to move out of her house. Am I discouraged? Nope. As far as I am concerned I have two more years of dealing with this. That’s been my experience all along. I’m estimating that I will have had five…
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Ladies, Janes has Your Back

By Joy Loverde I love a good story, and the making of Janes Wellness Gowns is one of them. Imagine this… Let’s say because of a chronic illness of one kind or another, you have an extensive history of visiting doctor's offices, women’s health centers, and radiology departments with increasing frequency. And though the medical centers…
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Hope Springs Institute: A Place you Deserve to Visit

By Joy Loverde Spring is on its way. I’m not kidding it really is. Many of us have experienced the worst winter weather in decades and I choose to turn my thoughts to spring. This leads me to tell you about one of the most peaceful and rejuvenating places that I know of – Hope…
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