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Boomers: Will You Need Care In Your Own Future?

Hello again, from Carolyn and Mikol at AgingParents.com!   Wishing all of you a beautiful season. Here’s a subject that many of us are involved in right now. Millions of us Boomers are caring for an aging parent.  Some take their loved one into their home, and some move to…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
December 29, 2014
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"The Grey Zone": How to Handle Partially Incompetent Aging Parents

Your aging parent seems ok one day. The next day, he can't find his way out the front door. Is he really losing it? Or is it just a temporary thing? What we call "the grey zone" is that place between being competent and being incompetent for making decisions that…
Mikol Davis
April 10, 2014
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5 Things You Need To Do After A Holiday Visit With Aging Parents

Sometimes, there's just no substitute for a face to face visit.  Adult children may be getting a wake-up call this season when  you visit aging parents.  Little things you can't learn in a phone call can come to light. Their health may be a concern because you see visible changes…
Mikol Davis
November 26, 2012
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The Unexpected Cost of Aging Parent Crises

Aging Parent Crisis - How To Cope Aging parents are living longer than ever and it creates a new need for their adult children: you have to know what to do with the many crises that come up. As our aging parents reach their 80's and 90's or beyond, we…
Mikol Davis
August 7, 2012
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3 Critical Things Left Out Of The Health Care Reform Debate

The political battle on health care reform rages on. But the debate totally misses some important features of the Affordable Care Act that directly affect elders. Maybe people who oppose the Supreme Court decision don't want to look as if they are against elders so they avoid discussing a number…
Mikol Davis
July 5, 2012
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Are Our Aging Parents Taking Too Many Pills?

Did you ever ask your aging parents how many prescriptions they are taking?    The answer could surprise you.  Sometimes there are so many pill bottles, no one is keeping track of all of them.  Parents' memory loss, too many drugs to track easily, lack of money to pay for…
Mikol Davis
May 31, 2012
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The Tough Question: Move In With Your Aging Parent?

The Tough Question: Move In With Your Aging Parent? We hope you are enjoying the beginning of spring and this time of renewal.  Mikol and I have recently moved our offices to new, brighter and better space and we're feeling very renewed!  Wouldn't you agree that there is nothing like…
Mikol Davis
May 10, 2012