Coping with Loneliness and Isolation

  I was recently with a family discussing senior living options. During the course of our conversation, the mother looked at her daughter and said “I’m just too lonely at home”.  In fact, I hear that a lot when meeting with families. It’s no surprise, particularly around this time of year as winter approaches and…

Sibling disagreements

  A transition to a seniors residence can be difficult, emotional and overwhelming for the entire family. Add in differences of opinions from siblings and decisions can become paralyzing. I have seen first hand how sibling disagreements resulted in ill-advised and inappropriate decisions. Who does this affect the most? It’s their parents, the very people…

Senior Transition Tips – Helpful Advice for the Transition Process

The senior transition process can be overwhelming to say the least. As seniors remodel their lives to move into a retirement residence, they often feel displaced, disoriented, or even depressed.  A structured plan can significantly reduce the stress and emotion involved in any transition. Lianas Services provides families with knowledge, resources, and services that support…