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Hello again,  Carolyn here.  Just wanted you to hear about this shocking story. An article in the BBC news, Exporting Grandma to care homes abroad  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25438325 , describes how a middle

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I am compelled to share these stories with you, sad as they may be. I hope you can learn from the way others handled what was supposed to be doing

Hello again, Carolyn and Mikol here. As a nurse and attorney, I can tell you I really had a problem reading about a nurse who refused to give CPR to

We’ve just come back from solving a very stressful family situation that got worked out. We’d like to share the experience with you. After my 63 year old brother, already

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Getting rebuffed hurts. Have you ever tried to talk to your aging parent about finances and been told to take a hike? “Just mind your own business. I’ll be fine”.

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