Clients Come to AgingParents for a Variety of Reasons.
Most are adult children of aging loved ones, and some are spouses or caregivers. They are typically in a crisis, or feeling overwhelmed with their issues around the management of aging loved ones, who are changing or becoming problematic. Frequent issues include how to deal with questions of financial elder abuse, and family conflict around how to best care for an aging loved one. Other issues we often see are disputes over a family member who is not sharing the burden of caring for a parent, or an adult child who also may have competency issues as a caregiver. The elder competency is also a frequent issue….READ MORE
Carolyn L. Rosenblatt is a Registered Nurse and an Attorney, with 40 years of combined experience in her two professions. She, together with her husband, Dr. Mikol Davis, a psychologist, are the founders of AgingParents.com, a resource for those who are caring for aging loved ones at home or in facilities. She is a consultant to individuals and families struggling with aging-related issues, and is a mediator for families in conflict. she is the author of The Boomer’s Guide to Aging Parents, a nine part series offering practical solutions to common legal and health care problems caregivers and adult children of aging loved ones face every day.
Dr. Mikol Davis is a family conflict specialist and an elder care psychologist of experience as a mental health care provider. He has a special interest in aging issues, particularly assessing elders’ capacity for making decisions. He has a particular expertise in depression and anxiety. He is a mediator of elder and family conflicts. Together with his wife, nurse-attorney Carolyn Rosenblatt, he is a founder of AgingParents.com, which provides services and resources to those who are caring for aging loved ones.
The Boomer’s Guide to Aging Parents
“The Boomer’s Guide to Aging Parents is a helpful and practical resource for family caregivers and professionals. Written by an experienced geriatric nurse and elder-law attorney, it offers useful health care and legal information and I recommend it for students, professionals and the many families grappling with these challenging issues. “
— Gary Small, M.D., author of The Memory Bible, and Professor of Psychiatry and Aging at UCLA
“Carolyn L. Rosenblatt has created an excellent road map for the Baby Boomer in caring for an aging parent or loved one, invaluable advice on dealing with family conflicts, how to find a good lawyer, standing up to the healthcare system for your aging loved one, and tips on handling your loved one’s financial affairs”