The Road to Care Navigation

At 4 ¾ years old, I was salty about my elementary school not admitting me to kindergarten at the beginning of the new school year.  I declared if I couldn’t begin school, I’d show them. I started my own school. I “developed my curriculum” and “set up my classroom.” The classroom was a wooden table […]


10 Minutes a Day: The Superhero’s Request

A seventy-three-year-old superhero solemnly pokes at his hamburger in a suburban sports bar. He shakes his glass of ice, dips his chin, and squints his eyes to emphasis his points. He describes the exhaustion, frustration, failures, mishaps, and successes of caring for the love of his life, who can be overtaken by his archnemesis, Alzheimer’s […]


Find your Navigator for When the Sea is Rough

This is your Best. Day. Ever. After receiving accolades for a stellar job on a professional project, you spend your evening relishing companionship and delicious food with those who mean the most to you.  You head to bed for a restorative night’s sleep thinking, “Life. Is. Good.”  However, your restful night of sleep is interrupted […]