These last several weeks have tested us all. With schools, restaurants, social gatherings and all public events shut down, we are realizing how intertwined our lives are with one another. And now, as we are forced to cocoon day after day with our immediate family (thank goodness for pets!), we are all feeling the strain.
It was two years ago this summer that my mom and dad moved into an independent living community. My dad had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s ten years earlier, and while he was (and is) still doing relatively well, they were eager to make the change while they could both still enjoy the advantages and features
My first job after graduate school was in an assisted living community — Sunrise of Boulder in Colorado. It was 2003 and I was hired as the Activity and Volunteer Coordinator. My sister and business partner, Alyson, was a Care Manager in that same community. Throughout our careers since then, Alyson and I have helped
My daughter, Fiona, turned seven this year. Still, I remember my pregnancy like it was yesterday. Alyson and I had launched 2Sisters the year before and it was a busy time. Fortunately, thanks to Mother Nature (!), I had several months to prepare for my new role as a parent. My husband, Shawn, and I
Ed and Phyllis have been married for 55 years. But over the past two or three, as Ed’s Alzheimer’s has progressed, it was getting harder for Phyllis to care for him at home. Ed had always been good with his hands (he had worked as an electrician) and he is a very smart man. But, as
As summer comes to an end, something new and exciting is happening on the South Shore. If you have been on social media recently, you may have seen or heard about the FIRST South Shore Conference for Women taking place on Friday, October 11th at the Boston Marriott Quincy! Our CEO, Michelle Woodbrey, is honored to
[Braintree, Massachusetts]—September 10, 2019 — 2Sisters Senior Living Advisors, a business specializing in finding senior living options and care solutions for families, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by The Center for Women & Enterprise, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). “Becoming certified through
Massachusetts has greatly embraced the use of senior living referral professionals as a means of making effective use of time, energy and resources for consumers looking for supportive housing and care options. One problem, however, is that the referral industry is, for the most part, currently unregulated. There are quite a few referral agencies that