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Spring Cleaning? Think About Downsizing!

April 18, 2022 — This is the time of year when we open the windows and let in the light. Time to give everything a good dusting and vacuuming! And while we’re at it, we might decide to do a little decluttering, as well. It’s good to keep up with that task over the years. As we grow older,... Read More

Self-Neglect Is an Underreported Type of Elder Abuse

March 1, 2022 — During a visit to their hometown, Dan and Amy visited their great-aunt. Aunt Becky was glad to see them, but they were worried at what they saw in her home. Her usually spotless house was dirty and unkempt. Though she’d always taken pride in her wardrobe, her dress was dirty and torn. She seemed painfully... Read More

Labor Day Special: Working Caregivers Are Having a Tough Time of It

September 2, 2019 — This Labor Day, more workers in the U.S. than ever before are juggling two jobs—their paid work, and caring for a disabled spouse, their parents, or other older loved ones. Did we say two jobs? Make that three! According to new research from Baylor University, “A big and overwhelming consequence of America’s aging population is... Read More

When a Loved One Moves to a Long-Term Care Facility

September 26, 2018 — When a Loved One Moves to a Long-Term Care Facility Though most seniors wish to stay at home for as long as possible, health challenges often mean that moving to a skilled nursing facility is the best choice. If you are helping a loved one with this process, maybe you spent a lot of time... Read More