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Alzheimer's Association - national voluntary organization dedicated to researching the prevention, cures, and treatments of Alzheimer's Disease. Includes information about the disease and available services. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support - online education, support, and resources for caregivers. Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Johns Hopkins - dedicated to researching the biological basis…
Mikol Davis
July 19, 2022
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Is This A Soap Opera? Aging Mom And Her Live-In Boyfriend

Is This A Soap Opera? Aging Mom And Her Live-In Boyfriend Dementia can disrupt even the coziest living arrangements between unmarried older adults. Cognitive impairment can set your aging parent up for financial manipulation. It’s very convenient for the live-in boyfriend or girlfriend to get into the partner’s bank account…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
April 11, 2022
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Elders’ Resistance To Using Technology: Challenges With Mom

Alice was 86 when she lost her tech-savvy husband. He was an early adopter and spent hours on the computer. He managed their money, paid bills online and kept track of their lives with digital storage. He had tried many times to get Alice to take a computer class in…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
January 11, 2022
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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.…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
October 18, 2021
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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.…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
October 13, 2021
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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