How A Loved One’s Illness May Transcend Divorce

Many marriages happen while couples are still relatively young. Their vows also often include taking each other “in sickness and in health.” However, as couples grow older, health begins to play a larger role in one’s relationship. Some marriages make it through major illness while others result in divorce. Two stories of marriages dealing with sickness, one case being from Michigan, reveal how poor health can affect one’s marriage.  Read more

Mediation in Unique Circumstances

On April 25 and 26 of this year, I took 16 hours of advanced mediation training regarding adult guardianship/elder care issues. It was a fascinating training. It was designed to help families where the parent or parents are having difficulties. It may be simply difficulties associated with old age all the way to situations where parents were virtually totally incapacitated with Alzheimer’s or other end-of-life diseases. Read more