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

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

Most of another, or us, at one time, know someone who has to spend time in a long-term care facility. It could be an aging parent, a friend or you

Natural Disasters and Aging Parents Hurricanes, flooding, wildfires, and earthquakes have all struck families this year. Sometimes your aging parent or other loved one is displaced and adult children must

Rhonda is a 91-year-old widow and lives independently. She has a few million in investments and has planned well for retirement. Her two sons are busy and leave her to

For most adult children with aging parents, there is often the dilemma of whether or not they should be involved with monitoring their aging parents spending habits. You want to

Retirement talk is on a roll. With 10,000 Boomers turning 65 every day, no wonder. But besides advice on how to “live the life of your dreams” and have a

Ruth is 88, still quite independent, taking care of herself at home. She does her own shopping and cooking and pays her own bills. Great at her age, right? But

How To Handle A Stubborn Aging Parent Carolyn Rosenblatt, RN, Attorney, AgingParents.com and AgingInvestor.com Is your aging parent really difficult?  Is this driving you crazy when your parent refuses all your helpful