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How To Help Your Parents Navigate Health Care In Retirement

Many adults find themselves helping their aging parents sign up for Medicare, a complex process with many steps and considerations. There are penalties for delaying enrollment, and not everyone understands their options. 

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A clutter Free Home May Not Help People With Dementia

A clutter free environment may not help people with dementia carry out daily tasks — according to a new study from the University of East Anglia.

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Feeling Powerless, Families Bring Elderly Home From Nursing Homes

Pushed up to the breakfast table, Betty Bednarowski folds and refolds her napkin with studied intensity, softly singing “Winter Wonderland” without the words, the same as she did in March and July and September.

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Visiting Older Relatives For The Holidays? Help Spot & Fix Falling Risks

A lot of families have plans for big holiday gatherings this year, bringing the generations together especially now that children over age 5 can get vaccinated against COVID-19 and all adults can get a booster dose to give them additional protection.

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Older Drivers Have A Difficult Time Giving Up The Keys

The conventional wisdom is that older drivers are dangerous drivers. That canard has been shown to be untrue. But the issue of when older people should stop driving is one of the most contentious decision points in an older person’s life.

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How Long-Distance Caregivers Can Handle The Job

Long pandemic lockdowns forced many older adults to become comfortable with video calls to stay connected with family. That in turn means that long-distance caregivers have a better way to see how their loved ones are faring.

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