Graham Hookey

There is help, you just have to ask for it

Can be complicated trying to take care of our parents

Taking care of mom, no burden at all

She will always will be welcome, unless she finds a place she likes better

When control starts slipping away

Graham Hookey writes about education, parenting and eldercare

The confidence needed to learn

'As a teacher, I pushed kids pretty hard to get past the lack of self-confidence to ensure they recognized their own learning potential.' 

Technology aids in loss of our senses

Graham Hookey writes about education, parenting and eldercare

Seek support for difficult changes

Graham Hookey writes about education, parenting and eldercare

Just poor bedside manner?

Recently, my mother went to her doctor to renew a prescription, a process which she thought would take a few minutes

Planning for the changes to come

Graham Hookey writes about education, parenting and elder-care

I have my hands full with one woman

Graham Hookey writes about education and parenting.

Stew about how to live better, not longer

Column about about education and parenting.

Buoyed by the company, awareness of others

Graham Hookey writes about education and parenting.

Living our lives in familiar stages

Graham Hookey is an educational and parenting writer

Looking 20 years down the road

I have to admit that spending time taking care of my father…

Finding a place with same rhythm

This is a tale of two aunts and their recent experiences as…

Watching for loss of independence

Ultimately, the straw that broke the camel’s back was a decision taken by medical personnel in the hospital not to treat my father and to let nature take its course.

Help seniors build a support network

I had been teaching for about 10 years before I had my…

Now it’s time to parent the parents

Elderly often the victims of many scams

Worried about who manages your $?

According to one book, you should be very worried

Warranty on human health not sure

Graham Hookey is an educational and parenting writer

Paying dues helps build character

A column by Graham Hookey