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Impaired Aging Parents Managing Real Estate Who’s Minding the Store?

Impaired Aging Parents Managing Real Estate Who’s Minding the Store? We’re seeing it more and more now at AgingParents.com: elders as landlords who can’t do the management job any longer. Sometimes it’s the adult children who bring the issue to our attention. They see Dad failing maintain those rental houses…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
April 12, 2022
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Three Common Mistakes To Avoid When You Start Managing Aging Parents’ Finance

When your aging parent is no longer able to keep track of bills, investments and money management, someone else must step in. Often the parent has appointed an adult child or other relative to do the job. It can be a lifesaver or it can create explosive conflict and unnecessary…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
November 15, 2021
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Beware of “The Sweetheart Scam” Targeting Aging Parents During Covid Isolation

Beware of “The Sweetheart Scam” Targeting Aging Parents During Covid Isolation By Carolyn Rosenblatt, RN, Attorney, AgingParents.com Covid restrictions for those over 65 have greatly impacted lonely seniors stuck at home. Widowed aging parents may suffer most, with no one to touch them, be with them, or pay much regular…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
January 31, 2021
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Longevity: Do You Really Want It?

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 friends who are 96 and 98.  Still going.  Is it all that great to live that long?   For Alice,…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
July 27, 2020
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Power Blackouts: Aging Parents at Risk

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 and with it come massive preventive power cutoffs from the largest utility company. There are lessons for all of us…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
November 2, 2019
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Here’s The Newest Utility Bill Scam

Carolyn Rosenblatt, RN, Elder law attorney, AgingParents.com We live in a county with a high number of older residents. A neighbor recently alerted all in our area to yet another scam she had encountered, targeting the unsuspecting. Here’s how it works: The scammer makes a threatening phone call to a…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
May 30, 2019