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April 29, 2019

Essential Document Locator Checklist

Adult children of aging parents are often caught without the essential documents their parents need in an emergency situation. Knowing where the official records are located […]
April 29, 2019

Sudden Senior Weight Loss: A Sign Caregivers Can’t Ignore

Three years ago, when Nicole Wilhelm, a public relations executive in Jacksonville, Florida, was in the throes of wedding planning, she visited her 68-year-old father in […]
April 29, 2019

Guide to Elder Care Planning & Family Meetings

By Jeannette Franks, PhD, a passionate gerontologist who teaches at University of Washington and Bastyr University. She is the author of a book on assisted living […]
April 29, 2019

Coping with Guilt over an Eldercare Decision

Making Peace With Your Decisions “When I first asked my mother to move her answer was a definite ‘No!’” Lynn D. remembers. “To her, leaving her […]
April 29, 2019

Elder Care Costs Comparison

The population of American seniors is expected to double in size within the next 25 years, according to the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the […]
April 29, 2019

Top Signs of Elder Abuse

As seniors age and become more dependent on others for care, they also become more vulnerable to abuse, neglect and exploitation. Most people find the thought […]
April 29, 2019

A Table for One: Hidden Dangers of Eating Alone

Weight Loss After her grandmother lost a considerable amount of weight in just a few months, Gretchen Kenney insisted that she move in with her and […]
April 29, 2019

Driver Safety for Seniors: Assessment & Resources

After she pondered the fact that she learned how to drive as a teenager, 72-year-old Marjorie Butler Norrie signed up for the AARP Driver Safety Program […]
April 29, 2019

Senior Dental Problems & Underlying Health Issues

There’s an old saying about the eyes being windows to the soul. But the latest medical and dental research shows that the mouth truly is a […]
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