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Laurie with her mom

The Joys of Having My Mom Live with Us

I love having her here. I haven’t lived with my mom in 40 years. At first we were out of practice, but now it feels like we picked right up where we left off in 1978.

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packing, moving, couple, home, housing, downsizing

Packing up emotions with your childhood home

When it came time to pack up my childhood home, it was my mother’s wedding dress that put me over the edge.

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Families at odds over financial planning

it is important to plan a detailed discussion, given the strong likelihood that older parents and their adult children have conflicting expectations about issues such as elder care, retirement security and inheritance.

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Think outside the box when it comes to parent care

By Angela Rocheleau Families plan for vacations and life events, but somehow they postpone the most important plan, care for an elderly loved one during the summer months. There are two phrases we use in our advice to these families: Think outside the box and also substitute guilt feelings with eyes and ears. Here are […]

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