A Checklist To Caring For Aging Parents

As the baby boomer generation continues making the shift from older adults to bona fide seniors and retirees, studies abound around the topics of adults’ expectations about the aging process, as well as what it means to “age well.” Researchers have found that an adult’s expectation regarding aging (ERA) notably impacts overall health and mortality… Read more »

The 5 Commandments Of Caring For Your Elderly Parents

Caring for your elderly parents can feel like a lonely job, but you are not alone… According to Pew Research, roughly 17% of adult children in the U.S. provide care for aging parents, and about 12% of those are multigenerational caregivers. That means they are primary caregivers for a parent or aging relative while still… Read more »

How To Deal With Aging Parents Who Are In Denial

The aging process is inevitable, so the ideal outlook is to be proactive about creating a long term care plan. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy when dealing with aging parents in denial and unwilling to speak about or address their increasing need for assistance. Strategies For How To Deal With Aging Parents Who Are Resistant… Read more »

Elder Financial Abuse

Seniors, especially those living independently or who have an Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis are vulnerable to financial scams and financial abuse. According to the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, there are three reasons for this: Seniors typically hold more liquid wealth in terms of savings, retirement holdings, and checking accounts. Cognitive decline makes them more… Read more »

Elderly Parents Refusing To Live In A Home

One of the most stressful experiences any adult child can go through is having an aging parent who refuses to move into an assisted living or memory care facility. This is compounded if s/he is also resistant to bring licensed care into the home. In the worst case scenario, it requires the eventual and inevitable… Read more »