Longevity: Do You Really Want It? Hello again, Carolyn and Mikol here. We’re thinking about longevity a lot more when we visit Mikol’s Mom, Alice who is 91. She has

Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, RN, Elder law attorney, AgingParents.com Scams targeting our aging loved ones never seem to stop. Thieves can fool the recipient of a call by showing a “real”

Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, RN, Elder Law Attorney Death and dying are almost taboo to talk about. Since most folks avoid this topic altogether, we at AgingParents.com thought it deserved some

Most of us understand how pets bring joy to people and why they are important. This is particularly true for older folks who may have lost loved ones and who

Fear of getting Alzheimer’s disease or dementia has overtaken fear of developing cancer among our aging population. There are numerous treatments for cancer, some offering true hope of mitigating the diseases. The

By Carolyn Rosenblatt, RN, Elder Law Attorney Many of us are probably unfamiliar with the concept of care managers. That may be because geriatric care management is not a clear-cut,

By Carolyn Rosenblatt, RN, Elder law attorney, consultant When asked, about 90% of elders will say that they don’t want to go to any kind of “home” as they get

Women in our country have gotten a lot of attention lately with focus on sexual harassment, domestic violence and unequal treatment by employers. There is another important area that is