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Caregiver Assistance: Addressing Caregiver Stress

Caring for an aging family member is a labor of love. But study after study also shows the emotional, physical, and even financial stress that the caregiver incurs as a result. Research conducted by MetLife revealed that approximately 10 million adult children over the age of 50 (that’s roughly a quarter of all Baby Boomers!) […]

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What to Look for in Memory Care Communities

When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, or is faced with another serious memory loss condition, there is a good chance they will require professional memory care services at some point. Finding a continuing care retirement community (CCRC, or “life plan” community) with memory care will make life for the patient, […]

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Tips for Traveling with Seniors

I think we all can remember the vacations, or weekend trips that were spent with the people who mean the most to us. Family vacations are a great way to bond and create these everlasting memories. But, don’t say goodbye to a vacation, just because a family member is getting older. These trips are important, […]

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How to Help Your Parents with Their Finances

If mail is piling up, your parents are making unusual purchases, or if their memory is poor it may be time for someone to help handle finances. It can be a frustrating process for the entire family when parents age and money becomes a problem. But, feuds over who is responsible for the care can […]

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Four Tips for Talking to Aging Parents About Retirement Living

Discussing retirement communities, health issues, and long-term care can trigger negative emotions and strain relationships between adult children and their aging parents. Both parties know that aging is a reality, but talking about it requires tact. Our tips for positive communication will help, regardless of the retirement living plans, you need to discuss. A calm, […]

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Is a Life Plan Community Right for Your Aging Parent?

Is a Life Plan Community Right for Your Aging Parent? It’s not easy helping aging parents with life transitions. Many times, parents resist change, putting adult children in challenging positions of providing care and guidance for their parents’ future. How do you know when it’s time to look for alternative living situations? And how do […]

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