parents and dementia

Coping When Both Parents Have Dementia

The following article comes from AgingCare.com, and ultimately it addresses the fact that caregivers MUST take care of themselves even when circumstances seem most dire. It is important that you reach out for help. Advocare...
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assisted living

How to Convince Your Parent to Move to Assisted Living

The desire for most of the elderly in our country is to stay at home for as long as possible. However, when it comes to assisted living, things have dramatically changed for the better in...
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estate planning

The Biggest Estate Planning Mistakes People Make

Estate planning tends to make people nervous, but it is vital for you and your family to make sure everything is planned out should you or an aging loved one pass away or become incapacitated....
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How Many Pills Are Too Many?

In recent years, evidence has mounted about the dangers of taking multiple, perhaps unnecessary, medications.
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ageism in healthcare

Ageism In Healthcare

There is a kind of “senior profiling” that occurs among hospital staff, and this regularly leads to inappropriate medical care.
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losing independence

Living Life on Your Terms

One of the most significant issues seniors face is losing independence.
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colon cancer

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Here's what to know.
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At What Age Are You Too Old to Manage Your Money

When to worry about your ability to take care of your own finances.
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Osteoperosis is Not Just For Women

By Jill Poser, Director of Life Care Planning If you think you cannot get osteoporosis because you are a man, think again! Although women are at greater risk for the disease, men get osteoporosis too and...
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