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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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Is It Time to Take Away The Car Keys?

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor At some time you will feel concern or even fear that your parents should no longer drive an automobile. This is one of the most important del…

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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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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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13 Secrets that Make Caregiving Easier

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com Editor "As dad's Alzheimer's disease progresses, I don't know how to get through to him anymore." "There aren't enough hours in the day for me to get everything don…

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20 Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help at Home

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com editor Maybe you've noticed that dad's unopened mail is piling up. Or mom, once meticulous about her appearance, is wearing wrinkled clothes and not doing her hair.…

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Only thing I'm wondering:What would be the number of each item if this were a a top list?

good advice not sure about the 'rotted limbs' though - do not have many of those hanging around ha,h…

"The 50's are nifty" as the saying goes...my favorite decade to all when I took big risks and benefi…