Bella's Blog

  • Meet CareZips by Joe & Bella!

    The Greatest Invention Since Pants! This past year has been one of excitement and innovation for our team at Joe & Bella. We’re releasing our f...
  • Age in Place Successfully with These 8 Steps

    Aging in place successfully takes planning. And, there are significant financial, logistical,social, and emotional consequences around the decision...
  • Optimism Can Shine Through During Difficult Times

    This is the final portion of our interview with Dr. Mary Flett, the Executive Director of the Center of Aging and Values. After talking through so ...
  • How to Find Purpose in a Confusing World (with Dr. Flett)

    This is the third part of our interview with Dr. Mary Flett, Executive Director of the Center of Aging and Values. In the portion below, we discuss...
  • Mother's Day Gift Guide for Grandmas

    Mother’s Day is coming up, and if you are celebrating with someone who also happens to be a grandmother, this day is doubly special! If you need an...
  • Aging is Ok, Boomers! How to Prepare to be Old

    This is the second part of our interview with Dr. Mary Flett, a clinical psychologist, writer, speaker and teacher on aging. We discussed preparing...
  • Why Do We Segregate Older Adults?

    Dr. Mary L. Flett is a licensed psychologist with more than 20 years experience working with behavioral health issues in older adults. She speciali...
  • Our Team is Growing! Meet Taylor Thoen

     Joe & Bella is growing! Taylor Thoen, a former Registered Nurse with experience in acute care and geriatrics, recently joined our team to lead...
  • Valentine's Day Gift Guide

    Valentine’s Day can bring mixed emotions to older adults, especially those who no longer live with their partner. But you can help make this day sp...
  • Joe & Bella Meet Paul & Judy

    Written by Peter Zollo, Joe & Bella cofounder.   You never know who you’re going to run into during a hike and how a chance encounter can leave...
  • Simple Shopping for Caregiving Needs

    Joe & Bella was recently featured in Chicago Health: Caregiving. (www.ChicagoCaregiving.com)   You can view the full article here.  
  • Year in Review: The Best Caregiving Advice We Received

    Over the past year, we’ve been fortunate to speak with a wide range of experts in the caregiving world. From executive directors at care communitie...