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The Power Of Aging Parents' Friendships

Hello again.  Carolyn and Mikol here.   We wanted to share a success story with you. It's about Gerry, an older gentleman whose wife had health issues and could no longer accompany him going out. When they moved to a seniors' community, Gerry had a lot to get used to.…
Mikol Davis
April 15, 2014
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"The Grey Zone": How to Handle Partially Incompetent Aging Parents

Your aging parent seems ok one day. The next day, he can't find his way out the front door. Is he really losing it? Or is it just a temporary thing? What we call "the grey zone" is that place between being competent and being incompetent for making decisions that…
Mikol Davis
April 10, 2014
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Is It Ever OK To Assist An Elder To Commit Suicide?

In a small county in central California, an 86 year old retired firefighter was sentenced to two days in jail and probation for assisting his wife to commit suicide. The Tribune News in San Luis Obispo reported the story with little detail, but did report that George Taylor was convicted…
Mikol Davis
March 7, 2014