Elder Care

Why a Personal Emergency Response System Is Crucial for Aging in Place

With more people than ever choosing to age in place — that is, continuing to…

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Social Isolation Among Seniors Rampant

Because of the pandemic, we’ve all experienced social isolation — the loss of close contact…

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Advice for Adult Children of Aging Parents

Helping aging parents stay active and healthy at home can be achieved with careful planning.…

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Seniors Attempt Suicide at Astonishing Rates

While teenagers are the age group most associated with suicide risk, the terrible truth is…

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Is the extra year worth it?

When my father was diagnosed with esophageal cancer, he said that he would only go…

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Medication Accidents and Grandchildren

Grandparents know children are curious and do everything possible to keep them safe as they…

Handling Relationships With an Ill Loved One

As I watch my siblings and I strive to handle the various situations that come up when a loved one is suffering from cancer and being treated with chemo and radiation therapy, I know there isn’t a single “right” way to handle the situation.