Just about everyone understands that our elders are at greater risk because of the corona virus. The facts are inescapable: risk of serious illness is worse for those over 65,

Here at AgingParents.com we offer expert advice for those who have aging loved ones. Usually it’s the adult child who contacts us to set up an appointment. A woman called

Imagine your aging parent or other loved one living alone and losing power from a natural disaster or an intentional blackout. What would they do? It’s fire season in California

Holiday get togethers with family are notoriously stressful, especially when an aging parent or grandparent has a problem with remembering things.  It may be diagnosed as dementia or not, but

Most days at I get a call from an adult child of an elder, asking me about shady dealings over a parent’s finances. Sometimes it’s the niece, grandson, or other

First, we do have to put ourselves first sometimes.  What’s best for us, best for our own families and our own peace of mind must be a serious consideration.  Sacrificing

Mikol’s Mom, Alice is turning 91 this month.   She’s been widowed for four years. She gets lonely. Where does a woman at this age meet a guy? There are not

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

Carolyn and Mikol here. Carolyn speaking: We are away from home and are surrounded at this moment by grey or white haired people. Some look to be aging well. Others

In a small county in central California, an 86 year old retired firefighter was sentenced to two days in jail and probation for assisting his wife to commit suicide. The

As many of your may know, my brother had a massive stroke and was hospitalized for weeks. He went to a rehab facility (aka nursing home) where he got physical

Does your family have difficult people in it that you aren’t so sure you want to see this season?  Or are your aging parents a problem for you at this time

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