Bella's Blog

  • How Covid Changed and is Changing Caregiving

    Sherri Snelling is a leading corporate gerontologist and national influencer on caregiving and Alzheimer’s. Sherri has written books and articles, ...
  • How a Former Caregiver is Helping Others

    Lisa Marie Chirico is an Everyday Wellness Coach, caregiving expert, and founder of Care Planet. Lisa is on a mission to empower family caregivers ...
  • Living with Dementia: What it's Really Like

    This is the third part of our conversation with Janice Swink, the spunky music-loving mom of two, who lives with dementia. In the final portion of ...
  • Living with Dementia: How Family and Music Soothe the Soul

    This is the second part of our conversation with Janice Swink, the spunky music-loving mom of two, who lives with dementia. You can view the first ...
  • Living with Dementia: How a Diagnosis Changed Everything

    Janice Swink lives with her husband, brother, and two children in Kentucky. She was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia in 2015, and has been do...
  • The Next Generation of Caregivers

    Part 2 of our interview with Lucinda Koza, the founder of i-Ally. Lucinda shares her experience becoming her father's full-time caregiver at a young age and her life mission advocating for Millennial family caregivers.

  • Becoming a Caregiver at 30: How a Shocked Millennial Persevered [Part 1]

    Lucinda Koza, the founder of i-Ally, shares her own experience becoming her father's full-time caregiver at 30.

  • The Keys to Solo Aging: Self-Reliance, Community-Connections, and a whole lot of Planning

    Carol Marak, solo aging expert and advocate on the keys to solo aging: self-reliance, community-connections, and a whole lot of planning.
  • On Their Own But Not Alone: How "Solo Agers" Prepare for their 3rd Act

    Solo advisor, advocate and former family caregiver Carol Marak on how "solo agers" prepare for their 3rd Act
  • How the Covid-19 Pandemic Will Change Caregiving

    Is your house equipped for aging in place? Do you have universal design that can accommodate any age or disability?
  • Five Ways to Stay Connected When Visiting is Not an Option

    Five ways in which you can help connect with the older adults in your life and help them feel connected.
  • From Wedding Band to Caregiver: An Unlikely Journey [Part 1]

    Healthcare and caregiving expert and president of the Aging Experience Anthony Cirillo on the unique and important role of music in caregiving.