Category Archives: Elderly

Generational Wisdom in 32 Questions… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello: One day and counting to Cameron’s graduation. Yipee!  We are excited for Cameron to matriculate and begin a new chapter of his life.  It is an exciting time for our family, especially Dave and I, watching our youngest graduate … Continue reading

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When Duty Calls: Navigating the Sandwich Generation with Ease… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello: Hope you’re starting your week out nicely. Cameron was away this weekend for his graduation trip to Disneyland and returned last night. He’s gearing up for his senior portfolio and getting all of his ducks in a row to … Continue reading

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Does Your Parent Need Help With Finances? Start Here… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets.

Hello- My spirits are soaring with the warm weather.  I am thrilled that we finally have blue skys even if just for a few days. The wet weather and overcast was a bummer. Driving to Stockton today I saw the … Continue reading

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How to Discuss Estate Planning With Aging (or Sick) Loved Ones – Part 2… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hi: We had small gathering last night with friends for the annual fondue holiday party. The fondue was a hit, despite the cheeses not mixing exactly as they should. Who can resist cheese and wine right?  One more week of … Continue reading

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How to Discuss Estate Planning With Aging (or Sick) Loved Ones… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

We are back: You have likely noticed our absence in  the past few weeks. Jean Marie and I walked our “3 Day, 60 mile walk” in San Diego, which ended November 20th.  It was tough–we walked for 10 ½ hours … Continue reading

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What Is Elder Abuse and How Can You Keep Yourself (or Your Parents) Safe?.. Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hi: We are off in a few days for our Komen 3-day, 60 mile walk with our NorCal based group, Hands Up for Hooters!! If you are a facebook friend, keep an eye out this week as I will be … Continue reading

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Can Family Caregiving Change Your Reputation (and Self-Perception) For the Better? .. Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello. It’s finally starting to feel like fall is here, with cooler temperatures, falling leaves, and–can you believe it–a sprinkle or two of rain!  I’m so glad it’s cooled off because it makes training for the Komen 3-day much easier.  … Continue reading

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Business Opportunities in the Caregiving Market… The Christine Chronicles

Hello. Last weekend I saw what I thought was a very funny movie with Meryl Streep, playing Florence Foster Jenkins, for whom the film is titled. Based on a real person, this is the story of a patroness of music … Continue reading

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Even Celebrities Like Queen Latifah Act as Caregivers for Their Aging Parents… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hi- We are preparing the say goodbye to Daniel and Serena in the next couple of weeks. Dave is in Arizona now, putting the finishing touches on the house in Tempe which will soon be filled with eager ASU students. … Continue reading

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Signing Up for Medicare: The Facts For You or Your Parents Nearing Age 65… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Happy Monday. Whew- it’s miserable out there.  And, things going the way they sometimes do, today is the day our office AC konked out.  Fortunately for us we work with Top Rank Air Conditioning and they are really great about … Continue reading

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