After Father’s Day, Dealing with Concerns About Dad

What are usually joyous celebrations of the special people in our lives -- Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries -- can easily become troubling touchstones when a senior loved one’s health is not what it used to ...

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Starting a Conversation About Senior Care

Parents are often forced to have difficult conversations with their children throughout their lifetimes, particularly during adolescence or in cases of death, divorce and other major life changes.

When the tables are turned and children have concerns about their aging ...

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When the Heat is On, Many Consider Assisted Living

As much of the country braces for a major heat wave this week, a recent article in Texas’ Lubbock Avalanche Journal cites a number of reasons the CDC says that seniors are more prone to heat stroke and other health ...

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What to Do When Mom Needs Help

By now, most of the Mother's Day flowers, cards and chocolates have been delivered. However, concerns may be lingering in the minds of those who just paid Mom a visit. And just as the primary responsibility for buying gifts & cards often falls on the females in the family, so do the responsibilities of caregiving.

Typically, it is the daughters or daughters-in-law who notice those subtle changes in Mom's health and ...

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