Betsy Gold

A Little Planning Goes a Long Way in Elder Care, Part 2: Legal and Financial Issues

The medical, legal, and financial aspects of providing long-term care for an aging parent can be daunting.

A Little Planning Goes a Long Way in Elder Care, Part 1: Healthcare Options

Maybe you’ve noticed that mom or dad is “starting to slip.” Or maybe they’ve had a health scare: a fall that didn’t break a hip, or flu that didn’t become pneumonia. Take a moment to breathe a sigh of relief.

12 Thoughtful Gifts for Your Caregiver

Caregiver Gifts

Spend a little extra time this season to show your appreciation with a thoughtful gift to thank your caregiver for all they’ve done for you or your parents or your child.

Overwhelmed by Home Care? We’ve Got No-Nonsense Answers

Are you concerned because your mom is lonely? Maybe she can no longer drive to bingo on Monday evenings and she misses her friends. Or are you worried because your dad doesn’t bathe often enough?

Bone and Joint Action Week Promotes Healthy Habits for Seniors

Bone and joint health doesn’t get the attention it deserves. Musculoskeletal diseases like arthritis and osteoporosis affect nearly three out of four Americans over age 65.

It's Healthy Aging Month. Here's How to Live Life to Its Fullest

September is Healthy Aging® Month, which means it’s time to focus on the positive aspects of growing older.

In-Home Care vs Assisted Living: Making the Best Choice for Your Senior

More and more seniors prefer to age in place, and flexible in-home care options are readily available.

Downsizing Your Parents’ Home: Resources and Benefits

If your parents are older baby boomers, it’s probably time to start talking about their future living arrangements.

Sandwich Generation Caregivers: Know Where to Look for Help

Imagine wrapping up a busy day at work, getting the kids from school, heading straight to your parent’s house to make dinner – and then going home to face homework, your own chores, and the same routine again tomorrow.

How to Help Your Senior Avoid Loneliness While Aging in Place

Aging in place

Today many seniors prefer to stay in their own homes as long as possible, but family and friends often have concerns for their safety and well-being.

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