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Signs Your Aging Parents May Need More Help At Home

When aging parents struggle with basic tasks such as self-care, transportation or household chores, they don’t always talk about it.

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3 Sites To Help Aging Parents Organize Details

Sean Fletcher knew his dad had an estate plan, complete with a health care directive detailing what medical treatment should be given in an emergency.

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Why Grandparents Should Work To Save Safety Net Programs

While the promotion of self-sufficiency is admirable, government entitlements warrant preservation since they provide a financial safety net.

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A Late-Life Surprise: Taking Care Of Frail, Aging Parents

The implications of later-life caregiving are considerable. Turning an elderly parent in bed, helping someone get into a car or waking up at night to provide assistance can be demanding on older bodies

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What Happens When Your Parents Die Broke

When people die, their debts don’t disappear. Those debts are now owed by their estates.

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5 Things I Do (And Don’t) Miss About Raising Kids

Raising kids is tough, occasionally super-tough. There are times you think you’ll never survive.

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