Caring for Aging Parents Conversations

You start the conversation and then there is a distraction. Your brother grabs a cup of coffee, your sister cracks a joke, a child needs help, and the moment passes. You may talk about caring for aging parents before facing a serious issue. Let Bruckner Mediation help. 

Why a Facilitated Conversation?

  • Understand Values and Priorities
  • Talk while Calm, rather than during Crisis
  • Get Everyone on the Same Page
  • Clarify Expectations and Wishes
  • Increase Peace of Mind
  • Discuss Issues Privately

What do you talk about in a Facilitated Conversation?

In a Caring for Aging Parents Conversation a Mediator Helps you Talk through:

What Values Matter to Each Person?

How Do You Prioritize Values when Making Decisions?

What Level of Support is Needed to Live Independently, and Who Will Provide It?

When Do You Consider Assisted or Supportive Living?

Under What Conditions Do You Keep Driving?

What are Medical Care Wishes and Priorities?

Who Offers the Eulogy?

What do You Love and Appreciate about Each Other?




On-Line Dispute Resolution | Zoom Mediation Sessions

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) or Mediation via Zoom allows you easy access to the help you need to engage in a constructive conversation. Whether you have a family issue, need a divorce mediator,  or want help resolving another civil conflict, you may participate in mediation from wherever you have privacy and stable internet access.

What Happens In Mediation?


Mediator listens to understand and clarify each participants needs and wishes.


Mediator supports an open dialogue to generate ideas to address needs, issues, and wishes.


Participants consider options and make all decisions about the outcome. 


During my twenty years of practicing law, I witnessed the time, money, and emotional energy exhausted in litigation. When folks create their own solution in a private mediation, they usually feel better, save time and money, and the resolution lasts. Mediation helps people engage in meaningful and constructive conversations.

-Sherry Ann Bruckner, Civil and Family Mediator

Are You Ready for a Conversation?

Call today to schedule an appointment with a mediator, or use our online scheduling. 

“Sherry is compassionate, talented, and open minded. I highly recommend Bruckner Mediation.”

Katie T.

“Sherry was the first person I contacted when a conflict came up and I needed some insight before responding. As a service-oriented business, it is imperative the needs of my clients come first without detriment to the business. She has a unique way of helping one see from different perspectives, of wording responses so that others’ needs are heard and met and of keeping the conversation continuing until both parties felt an adequate resolution.”

Melissa O.

“Sherry gave me a chance to consider my own messaging and habits, which gave me the curiosity to discover new perspectives and insights. In finding peace within myself, I am also becoming a more understanding, compassionate, and loving partner in my relationships.” 

Jami G.

“Sherry has the unique ability to use both her intuition and her intellect when approaching any situation. This well-rounded ability makes for an approach to situations that is both practical and intuitive. She asks questions that lead to the solutions and uncovers practical ways of resolving them. Whomever she encounters will be working with the very best and I am grateful to have been one of them.” 

Muzamba S.

"Sherry skillfully combines motivation, warmth and humor into her "Awaken Your Light" workshop. I highly recommend this for anyone looking for clarity or inspiration to take the next step."


Katie T.

“Bruckner Mediation really helped us find peaceful resolutions by using communication tools and thoughtful compassion. Sherry has a great way of listening to understand and lovely words to guide us to our own new understanding.”

Dan and Jami G.

Sherry has taught Conflict Management and Mediation 2.0 to our entire police agency. Sherry has a unique skill and way of delivering a message that keeps people engaged. She uses personal experiences and allows everyone the opportunity to learn and be heard. Great class and can’t wait to continue learning from Bruckner Mediation

Captain Kevin G.

Sherry has a keen ability to listen to all sides and think creatively to positively resolve complex legal and emotional issues.

Anne H.

"I felt like Sherry was speaking directly to me. I walked away feeling hopeful and changed. She convinced me that the future is now and I have the power to own it! "

Carol W.