Everyone wants our money to last as long as we live. That’s a plan financial advisors offer when they can. But it may not work out that way when long-term
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By Carolyn Rosenblatt, RN, Elder law attorney, AgingParents.com My mother in law, Alice, 95, was looking forward to getting fixed up and going to the birthday party for her friend
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
Women in our country have gotten a lot of attention lately with focus on sexual harassment, domestic violence and unequal treatment by employers. There is another important area that is
Many of us will be impaired at some point late in life. We may need someone to articulate our wishes about healthcare as we near our end. How do we
Visits with your aging parents often are a wake-up call this time of year. Perhaps you haven’t seen your loved ones for some time and when you do, it’s startling.
If you have an aging loved one who ever has to go to a nursing home, beware of a nasty practice in which some of these facilities engage. It is
Last week I was fortunate to have the opportunity to spend 4 days with my 94-year-old grandmother, Alice, in Southern California. She has recently moved into independent living in a senior
In this society, we don’t usually think of aging as a fun time, but there are plenty of seniors who see things differently. Yes, they may have their physical limitations
Can you think of anything that makes a person more desperate than being in pain? You can’t stand it. Maybe you’ll fall for anything that promises to end your pain.
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
How To Handle A Stubborn Aging Parent Carolyn Rosenblatt, RN, Attorney, AgingParents.com and AgingInvestor.com Is your aging parent really difficult? Is this driving you crazy when your parent refuses all your helpful
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.