70 to 100 in a Blink — Lifestyle Planning, Support and Advocacy for Seniors & Their Families provides useful information and insights for planning later lifestyles and protecting quality of life. It is told from the eyes of seniors and families living the experience, and a professional sharing valuable information on topics about aging often avoided. Who will watch out for you? Where will you live? What can you afford? Are you being respected or abused?
People will learn how to plan for their future and use the resources around them so they can remain in control of their well being even when they cannot speak up. Families will learn what’s involved in hands-on caregiving for an aging parent, tips to reduce family caregiver burnout, how to communicate with parents and how to provide support in an unobtrusive manner.
We are now living to age 100 and beyond. We could easily live 30 years needing the support of others but still being fully aware and engaged in life. Having fun, being safe and being spontaneous are still an option—once your life plan is in order. It’s time to shift the way we think about later life. Let’s focus on living our best quality of life being our true selves right to the very end.