Skip to main content
agingaging parentalzheimer's diseasecarolyn rosenblattConsultationConsultingcrisisdementiaElder CommunicationElder Psychologyelder relationshipseldersFamilyFamily ConflictFamily Conflictshealth care directivestubborn aging parent

Stubborn Aging Wife Is Driving Her Step-Kids Crazy: How They Can Protect Their Dad

Some families are products of second, and sometimes third marriages, and with aging parents in the mix, it can get contentious. Mark and Mara, siblings by their Dad’s first marriage, have always been close. They were never particularly connected to his wife, Zena over the years, nor her daughter Roberta.…
Mikol Davis
October 18, 2021
agingaging parentalzheimer's diseasecarolyn rosenblattConsultationConsultingcrisisdementiaElder CommunicationElder Psychologyelder relationshipseldersFamilyFamily ConflictFamily Conflictshealth care directive

What Is The Healthiest Way To Age?

What Is The Healthiest Way To Age? Pauline, a local resident in Marin County, CA just turned 114. The local senior center she attends is celebrating her birthday along with many others. She is easily the oldest person in my county and one of the oldest in the entire U.S.…
Mikol Davis
October 13, 2021
agingaging parentalzheimer's diseasecarolyn rosenblattConsultationConsultingcrisisdementiaDPOAElder CommunicationElder Psychologyelder relationshipseldersFamilyFamily ConflictFamily Conflictsfinanceshealth care directive

When Your Aging Parent Has Dementia And Is Still The Trustee, What Can You Do?

When your aging parent has dementia and is still the trustee, what can you do? Many families face the issue of a once powerful head of the family, in charge of all finances, now showing signs of dementia. Whether it is diagnosed or not, it is an issue that must…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
September 28, 2021
agingaging parentBaby Boomers BurdencrisisdementiaDPOAElder CommunicationElder Financeselder financial abuseElder LawElder Psychologyelder relationshipseldersFamily ConflictFamily ConflictsParents with DementiaParents' FinancesseniorsUncategorized

Difficult Aging Parents and Loss of Wealth-How Far Do You Let It Go?

Difficult Aging Parents and Loss of Wealth-How Far Do You Let It Go? By Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, RN, Attorney, AgingParents.com For some adult children who have unpleasant, oppositional aging parents, there is a strong motivation to stay out of their affairs. That’s understandable. No one likes to be yelled at…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
July 19, 2021
agingaging parentaging parentsagingparentscrisisElder CareElder Communicationelder financial abuseelder relationshipseldersfinancesScamsseniors

Warn Aging Parents About Vaccine Scams Preying On Their Fears

Warn Aging Parents About Vaccine Scams Preying On Their Fears Wouldn’t you know it? Scumbags are out there trying to steal from our aging parents, right in the midst of the frenzy to get vaccines for those who desperately want them. Thieves see the headlines and news items showing long…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
February 12, 2021
abuseagingaging parentaging parentsagingparentsBaby Boomers Burdenboomerscarolyn rosenblattelder abuseElder Financeselder financial abuseElder LawElder Psychologyelder relationshipseldersfinanceslonelinesssenior lonelinessseniorsstress

Beware of “The Sweetheart Scam” Targeting Aging Parents During Covid Isolation

Beware of “The Sweetheart Scam” Targeting Aging Parents During Covid Isolation By Carolyn Rosenblatt, RN, Attorney, AgingParents.com Covid restrictions for those over 65 have greatly impacted lonely seniors stuck at home. Widowed aging parents may suffer most, with no one to touch them, be with them, or pay much regular…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
January 31, 2021
agingaging parentaging parentsagingparentsanxietyBaby Boomers Burdenboomerscrisisdr davisElder CareElder Communicationelder relationshipseldersFamilyFamily ConflictFamily Conflictslonelinessnursing homessenior lonelinessseniors

Aging Parents, Isolation And The Painful Family Holiday Choices

This is the strangest holiday season of a lifetime, isn’t it? We get warnings about not visiting during holidays of all kinds and the rates of infection keep going up. Given that it’s inarguable now that the rates of infection by Covid-19, hospitalizations and ICU admissions are worse that ever,…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
December 15, 2020
agingaging parentaging parentsagingparentsElder CareElder CommunicationElder Psychologyelder relationshipseldersFamily ConflictFamily ConflictsHealthy AgingseniorsWebinar

How to Resolve Family Conflicts, Care, Control and Money Approaches from Legal, Psychological and Compassionate Perspectives

Few things are more stressful than family disagreements, especially related to helping an aging family member. You're invited to a VIP Virtual Event: How to Resolve Family Conflicts, Care, Control and Money Approaches from Legal, Psychological and Compassionate Perspectives Wednesday, December 9 I 4:00 – 5:00 pm Pacific Standard Time…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
December 8, 2020
abuseagingaging parentaging parentsagingparentsBaby Boomers Burdenboomerscarolyn rosenblattcrisisDPOAelder abuseElder CareElder CommunicationElder Financeselder financial abuseElder Psychologyelder relationshipseldersFamily Conflicthealth care directivehealth care directiveslonelinessParents with Dementiasenior lonelinessseniors

Elder Alone: Horrible Case of Neglect and Caregiver Abuse

Your aging parents may be okay right now, but how about other relatives? How about that isolated neighbor who lives alone and has no one nearby? This is a shocking real case we encountered at AgingParents.com where we address crises and questions about elders.  The names are changed and the…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
November 11, 2020
agingaging parentaging parentsagingparentsanxietycarolyn rosenblattConsultationcrisisdementiaelder abuseElder CareElder CommunicationElder Financeselder financial abuseElder Psychologyelder relationshipseldersFamily ConflictFamily Conflictsfinancesfinancial cost fo health carefinancial cost of health carelonelinesssenior lonelinessseniorsstress

Financial Elder Abuse: Why Reporting It Leads To Family Frustration

Financial Elder Abuse: Why Reporting It Leads To Family Frustration As a consultant to families with aging parents, I hear a lot about abuse of elders, particularly by family members. There are the “good son, bad son” stories and their counterparts of “good sister, bad sister” scenarios. In most cases,…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
October 24, 2020