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Where Can LGBT Seniors Age Without Discrimination?

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 little other than negative press and highlighting of controversial issues.  But things are changing.  Millions of people who are retiring include LGBT…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
April 26, 2014
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Is It Time For Your Aging Parent to Move?

We’ve been asking ourselves this question. Would Mom be better off in a different community? My mother in law Alice, is now 91.  She lives alone in a 2700 square foot home that she enjoys. It’s in a retirement community with lots of amenities. But, you have to drive everywhere.…
Mikol Davis
March 14, 2014
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Shocking True Story: The Nurse Who Refused to Give CPR to an Elder: Elder Then Died

Hello again, Carolyn and Mikol here. As a nurse and attorney, I can tell you I really had a problem reading about a nurse who refused to give CPR to a dying resident in the seniors' community where she worked. I got a sick feeling in my stomach.  But there…
Mikol Davis
February 25, 2014
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Can A Dysfunctional Family Come Together To Support A Low Income Loved One?

We've just come back from solving a very stressful family situation that got worked out. We'd like to share the experience with you. After my 63 year old brother, already disabled, had a massive stroke, I wondered.  How could he be cared for long term?  He went from the acute…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
January 4, 2014
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How to handle a dangerous older driver

“How To Help A Dangerous Older Driver Give Up The Keys For Good”                                                          There comes a time in every elder’s life that driving is no longer safe for anyone on the road. Whether you’ve already had “the talk” – which may not have gone as planned – or, are…
Mikol Davis
May 5, 2013
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There's No Law Against Making Stupid Decisions

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, Missy, who is aghast at his conduct. After her mother died, Missy felt obligated to try to keep Dad from…
Mikol Davis
March 18, 2013
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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