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A Playbook to Manage Health Problems in Later Years

At least once a day, Dr. Lee Ann Lindquist gets an urgent phone call. ‘Mom fell and is in the hospital,’ a concerned middle-aged son might report.

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Financial concerns: How to help your parents protect their money

Our financial decision-making abilities peak in our 50s and can decline pretty rapidly after age 70, researchers tell us.

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Family caregivers need support from hospital to home

Each day, 40 million family caregivers help older parents, spouses, children with disabilities and other loved ones live independently at home.

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Geriatricians can help aging patients navigate multiple ailments

For months, Teresa Christensen’s 87-year-old mother, Genevieve, complained of pain from a nasty sore on her right foot. She stopped going to church. She couldn’t sleep at night.

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Fed. rules to require home health agencies to do more for patients

Home health agencies will be required to become more responsive to patients and their caregivers under the first major overhaul of rules governing these organizations in almost 30 years.

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Lifesaving wedding bands: A family caregiver love story

When Elaine and Tommy were married, they vowed “in sickness and health” — a promise that over a decade later would require a lifesaving addition to their matching wedding bands.

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