By AgingParents.com©2020 By Carolyn Rosenblatt, RN, Attorney, AgingParents.com Cities and counties have educational programs. So do senior centers. Public information about financial elder abuse is offered by AARP.  And yet,

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, consultant When asked, about 90% of elders will say that they don’t want to go to any kind of “home” as they get

Is your aging parent one of the many battling Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia and taking medication? Dr. Elizabeth Landsverk, a Silicon Valley, California-based geriatrician, recently quoted in

Competition for clients has always been there, but as investors age, something you might not have anticipated can happen. The vultures are out there.  Competition with you for their invested assets can

 This one shocked me.   Here at  AgingParents.com we’ve been hearing elder abuse tales for a long time, but I was stunned when I heard this. A family of 3

We have some thoughts about emerging solutions to an aging part of our population, the LGBT community.   For the longest time, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community got

Hi, Carolyn here. I hope you are doing well and getting through your day. Today we’re discussing frustrations with the healthcare directive (a document that enables you to act on

Hello,   Are you concerned about an aging loved one in the early stages of dementia? In our consulting practice, we often come across the problem of elders who are

Hello again,  Carolyn here.  Just wanted you to hear about this shocking story. An article in the BBC news, Exporting Grandma to care homes abroad  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25438325 , describes how a middle

Jaclyn asked us for advice about her Dad, who was doing some things she didn’t understand. He had gotten lost driving home. He’s lived there for 50 years, and it seemed so

Howard, 92, loves women.  He has dementia and is legally blind.  He likes to give women checks when they tell him their sob stories about needing money.  He has one daughter,

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