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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 »

10 Tips For Dealing With Demanding Elderly Parents

Elderly parents face dozens of challenges that can cause them to become irritable, irrational, or demanding. They may grieve getting older, experience chronic pain, or feel angry about changes to their finances, health, social circle, or living arrangements. How To Lighten The Load When Dealing With Demanding Elderly Parents While you primarily carry the load,… Read more »

Coping With Stress Of Taking Care Of Elderly Parents

Full-time caregivers of elderly parents have a great weight on their shoulders. However, even part-time caregiving has its fair share of stresses and emotional/energetic strains. This is particularly true if you’re in what’s known as “The Sandwich Generation” (sandwiched between aging parents and kids who still live at home) OR if yourself or someone in… Read more »