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For Esther Rabinowitz, one of the most difficult decisions of her life came in the year 2001. Her mother, a sharp independent woman of 88 years, had lived alone in Brooklyn, New York, for the ma...
While mom was the primary caregiver for her ailing husband the signs of trouble slowly began to appear. They had shared in paying the household bills, and each had done so from their own checkin...
There are many issues and concerns a family faces when it comes to elder care planning. Having regular family meetings, to discuss the ongoing issues and changes that occur while caring for an a...
By Ivette Lemons Moving from one home to another can be a stressful event at any age, but for senior citizens it may be especially uns...
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By Karla Roberts Talking to an elderly parent or loved one about the eventual need for assisted living can be difficult. This article gives 7 tips for discussing and planning f...
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Finding a facility to place your loved one is very difficult, and not to be taken lightly. Searching for the right facility can be overwhelming, confusing and frustrating. Review the list below ...
So often in working with families, adult children ask me for suggestions on how to get their parents to acknowledge their deficits and accept help. The children believe their parent is no longer...
When we were young children, we looked to our parents to tell us right from wrong, to make decisions for us and to protect us. As we became a young adult, our relationship to our parents became ...

Getting Started

  1. How Do I Begin The Search For Care Options?
  2. What are the different options, and when are they viable options to consider?
  3. How do i know if my loved one is suffering from alzheimer’s disease?
  4. What assistance is available to help pay for care?
  5. What does medicare cover?
  6. How do i talk with my parents about making a transition?
  7. How to manage the family stress levels during this period?
  8. Are there any alternative options available for care?
  9. When does in-home care care make sense?
  10. What to look for, and how do i interview a care provider?
  11. How do we plan for the actual move?