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CES Gadget Show: New Aids Help Caregivers

A robot that can fetch toilet paper when you’re stranded on the loo and services to keep track of the elderly from afar were among the technologies showcased this week at the annual CES gadget show in Las Vegas.

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Driving

Seniors Feel Isolated When Brakes Put On Driving Privileges

Whether it’s going to the local grocery store or to a friend’s home, driving a car plays a major role among seniors seeking to maintain their independence. 

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PACE

PACE Day Care Helps Keep Seniors At Home

Two mornings a week, a van arrives at the Escondido, Calif., home of Mario Perez and takes him to a new senior center in this northern San Diego County town, where he eats a hot lunch.

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Parents

Parenting Your Aging Parents When They Don’t Want Help

David Solie’s 89-year-old mother, Carol, was unyielding. “No, I will not move,” she told her son every time he suggested that she leave her home and relocate to a senior living residence.

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What To Do If Your Parents Need Financial Help

Most parents in the U.S. provide some sort of financial support to their adult children, multiple surveys have found. But often, financial aid goes the other way.

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The Health Care Promises We Cannot Keep

They’ll promise Mom or Dad that they can stay at home through the end of their lives and never go to assisted living or a nursing home.

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