A professional certified and licensed Social Worker and Geriatric Care Manager, Emily also consults to tech startups and other organizations focused on elder and social needs-targeted care. Revving up on her latest project, she hopes to bring to life affordable options outside of the USA for adults requiring comprehensive Residential Care who do not want to drain their entire life savings on Long Term Care. Currently living in the SF Bay Area, she can be contacted via her LinkedIn profile.

Latest Posts By Emily White

8 months ago

The Do’s and Don’ts of Communicating With Aging Parents

For some of us who are now  “grown children”, communicating with our parents may have been a life-long struggle since childhood. But even if it wasn’t, under the best of circumstances (for most everyone) imparting information about anything relating to helping our older parents in late-life can be quite a complicated endeavor. When it comes […]

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9 months ago

A Guide to Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease has been described (among other things) as a type of movement disorder because the part of the brain that coordinates movement is degenerating.  It progresses very slowly. Gradually muscles stiffen, movements slow down. This leads to impaired coordination which affects balance and eventually causes falls. In addition to movement disorders, there are non-motor […]

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9 months ago

The Rise in Addiction Amongst Seniors During the Pandemic

For months now social distancing, sheltering in place and my personal post-it checklist of Covid Rules To Live By continues to challenge every aspect of what feels like a somewhat surreal sanitary existence (for this author, at least).  Of far greater significance than my current state of mind is the condition influencing almost everyone on […]

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9 months ago

Understanding and Dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that destroys a person’s intellectual and cognitive abilities and robs them of their memories.  As this disease progresses nerve cells in the brain (neurons) stop working, slowly lose connections to one another and eventually die. This causes memory failure, personality changes and an inability to carry out […]

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