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Holidays Good Time to Talk Details With Aging Parents

NPR addresses how to talk about financial and health issues in their story “How to Start Talking Details With Aging Parents.” Advertisements

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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.

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ConsumerWatch: Elder Financial Abuse Skyrocketing « CBS San Francisco

ConsumerWatch: Elder Financial Abuse Skyrocketing « CBS San Francisco.

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Veteran’s Administration Aid & Attendance Benefit Available

Extra income is available to pay for the home care, assisted living, or nursing care of veterans! The Veteran’s Administration offers pension benefits to Veterans (or Surviving Spouses of Veterans) under two circumstances. 1. If the Veteran: received discharge from … Continue reading

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Some tips for helping your lonely parent

If you suspect that your parent is lonely here are some suggestions for ways to help: http://voices.yahoo.com/how-help-lonely-elderly-parent-11354526.html

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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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