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

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

Ruth is 88, still quite independent, taking care of herself at home. She does her own shopping and cooking and pays her own bills. Great at her age, right? But

Three Tips For Talking To Aging Parents About Costs Of Future Care by Carolyn Rosenblatt, RN, Elder Law Attorney Can you imagine your aging parents losing their independence? It might

          This really happened. If you had this 91 year old client, what would you do?   Emma liked to play the sweepstakes.  But her memory was starting to decline.

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Are You Worried That You May Have To Be Financially Responsible For Your Aging Parents? If you don’t know what to expect as your parents grow older

Hello again, from Carolyn and Mikol at AgingParents.com!   Wishing all of you a beautiful season. Here’s a subject that many of us are involved in right now. Millions of

Holiday get togethers with family are notoriously stressful, especially when an aging parent or grandparent has a problem with remembering things.  It may be diagnosed as dementia or not, but

Most days at I get a call from an adult child of an elder, asking me about shady dealings over a parent’s finances. Sometimes it’s the niece, grandson, or other

  With retirement and aging, older adults can find themselves with a lot of free time and not many ideas of what to do. Some alternatives to keep the mind

Hello again, Carolyn and Mikol here. Who doesn’t have negative stereotypes about aging? No one, especially Boomers, wants to think of ourselves as “old”.  We’re middle aged, we’re “senior”, we’re

Ah, retirement.  Most look forward to a time of enjoyment of life and everyone wants to age successfully in retirement.  Do we ever really consider what it takes to age

First, we do have to put ourselves first sometimes.  What’s best for us, best for our own families and our own peace of mind must be a serious consideration.  Sacrificing