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10 Tips for Talking About the Future with an Aging Loved One

In the wake of a holiday gathering, it may become obvious that an older family member can no longer live safely on their own. Whether itís a specific health condition, or just the effects of aging, a …

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How to Say ‘No’ to Caregiving

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor By nature, caregivers are nurturing people who put other's needs before their own. But how can you set limits without feeling guilty? Where do y…

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Should Mom Be Living Alone?

Recently I received a call from Michelle, an exasperated adult daughter asking if there was any legal way to get her elderly father to stop verbally abusing her and to accept a caregiver so she could …

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6 Things That Cause the Elderly to Fall

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor Falls are the leading cause of death, injury and hospital admissions among the elderly population. In fact, one out of every three seniors falls…

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10 Secrets That Aging Parents Keep

Your aging parent may be keeping secrets from you. Not necessarily lies, but withholding of information that may be important to their health, safety or general well-being. Sometimes, when elderly par…

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14 Tips for an Elderly-Friendly Fourth of July

By June Fletcher, AgingCare.com editor-in-chief Almost everyone looks forward to gathering with family and friends for a backyard barbecue. But if you've been dreading going to one because of your …

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