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The Nature of Power Struggles by Montgomery Stewart is for those readers who wish to:

Examine various forms of power

Explore the fragile nature of alliances

Recognize the subjective nature of fairness

Understand how we emulate three primary models of behavior

Comprehend how beliefs are in competition with each other

Discern how information is always filtered through our beliefs

The Nature of Power Struggles examines the reasons why people struggle in their pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness in America and the factors that contribute to this struggle. The musician, George Duke once said, “Life is one long reach for self and relationship.” I have found this observation regarding the duality of balancing self and others accurate as I have experienced my life and observed the lives of others. I have witnessed myself and others reach and struggle for self-realization and fruitful relationships.    Read More

How To Leave Your Parents’ Home And Live On Your Own

Research the 3 main paths for leaving your parents’ home

Research how to find the right apartment to live

Learn how to use the Internet and free software to do your research

Research how to determine how much money you need to move into a new place

Learn what documents you need to obtain to manage your personal affairs

Learn what is need to manage your finances

Know a teenager or young adult getting ready to step out into the world for the first time on his or her own? Maybe he’s a high school student ready to go off to college or she’s a college student ready to start her first job. Then you need to get Montgomery Stewart’s How to Leave Your Parent’s Home & Live On Your Own. You want them to have good solid advice that they can use. Stewart gives them just that and he does it in a brief, straight forward, and easy to follow way.


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25 Essential Tips to Start Managing Your Parent, Their Alzheimer’s or Other Dementia & Yourself, An Elder Care Survival Guide by Charlotte Keys is for those readers who wish to:

Tip 1. Learn About Dementia. It’s scary. These days Alzheimer’s is in the news.I’m here to ask you NOT TO ASSUME that everything you see, every memory slip or glitch is Alzheimer’s or Dementia. See a doctor.

Tip 5. Make Sure They Have What They Need to Navigate Their Daily Lives By Taking Advantage of Technology. Teach them to use a cell phone as soon as you can, and definitely while they still have the ability to retain the information.Whether they are gardening in the back yard or out with their friends or you, they should have their phones with them.

Tip 9. When It’s Time, Don’t Be Afraid to Take Your Parent’s Car Keys. I wish that there was a day when each of us knew our limitations automatically and could adjust accordingly.Please take it as a caution to take good care of your parent, rather than a carte blanche to stifle their independence, ruin their autonomy, or make the case for running their lives.

Tip 13. Will and Power of Attorney. How to Deal With Yours Parent’s Power of Attorney and Will. No matter how much or how little money your parent has, they need to have these papers, especially if their spouse is no longer living. They need to decide who will take care of their money while they are still living, who will have the right to make medical decisions for them, if the parent is unable to make the decision.

Tip 17. Life Insurance and Final Expenses. How to Let Life Insurance Help You With Final Expenses. If they do not have life insurance, buy some or start socking away the equivalent of an insurance premium each month so that you can pay for funeral and other final expenses.Remember, it will take time after your parents passing to redeem any insurance policy, and you may need other money to pay for services, etc., upfront.

Tip 20. Take Care of Yourself and Your Life. How to Take Care of Yourself. Remember, you need to take care of the person who takes care of them. That’s you. You’re the bottom of the pyramid. If you go, so does everything and everyone else. Maintain your own life, join a support group, if you have a religious practice maintain it, don’t take on additional obligations during this period.

Right in the middle of my full-time job, my work to take home, my siblings needing support, my car needing to be replaced, my mother’s life changed. She began having symptoms of multi-infarct dementia and I began having symptoms of stress, overwork, and frustration. The question was always, How do I do this and not drive my mother or myself crazy? Both of our roles ended with her passing, but my frustration over the lack of guidance and support continued.This is a daughter’s eye view. I hope you find this book useful.  Read More

Stewart Consulting & Publishing Features

The Nature of Power Struggles

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How To Leave Your Parents’ Home And Live On Your Own

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30 Essential Tips to Start Managing Your Parent, Their Alzheimer’s or Other Dementia & Yourself

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