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How to talk to your elderly parents about…

Really helpful advice and suggestions here about how to talk to your parents about the really tough issues!  While you’re there sign up for their newsletter, it’s excellent. Advertisements

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We’re Not Alone – Resolve Sibling Conflict Regarding Mom and Dad’s Care

Summer plans are being made and stress is building. When our family gathers, disagreement about mom and dad’s care is going to happen.  Rush University Geriatrics Department has some useful suggestions for resolving sibling conflicts when in comes to care … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Out – Many Local Benefits Available to Seniors

Many older adults who qualify for benefits, don’t apply! Contact your local area agency on aging to see if your  aging parents qualify for any financial or service assistance.  Even if they have money…you would be surprised to find out … Continue reading

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Best Passwords are the Easiest to Remember?

  It’s difficult for most of us to remember our passwords.  This is great advice:  try a trick credited to security guru Bruce Schneir: Turn a sentence into a password Related articles 25 “Worst Passwords” Of 2011 Revealed (

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Elder Holiday Safety Tips

So, Grandma is coming over for the holidays, is your house ready?  The last thing anyone wants is to have Grandma trip over the throw rug and break her hip!  Here are a few suggestions to make your house safe … Continue reading

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