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Is it time for home care?

Is It Time for Home Care?

Your parents are determined to continue living at home, but you’ve begun to wonder if it’s safe for them to do so. When is it appropriate to seek outside help?

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5 SurvIval Tips for Caregiving

5 Survival Tips for Caregiving Around the Clock

November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country.

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Making New Friends at Senior Living

Making New Friends at Senior Living

Here are seven tips to share with your parents that can help them make friends with other residents in senior living.

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Family caregivers: Coping with transition

Family Caregivers: Coping With Transition

Relinquishing the day-to-day caregiving of a parent to an assisted living, memory care, or skilled nursing staff is easier said than done.

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Aging and Your Teeth: What's Normal, What's Not

Aging and Your Teeth: What’s Normal, What’s Not

Just because you’re getting older doesn’t mean issues like dry mouth and diminished taste are unavoidable.

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What Does It Mean to Be an Age-Friendly Community?

What Does It Mean to Be an Age-Friendly Community?

As you grow older, will your city or community be able to accommodate your needs?

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What's the Difference Between a CCRC and a Life Plan Community

What’s the Difference Between a CCRC and a Life Plan Community?

Navigating the landscape of the various types of senior living communities can be confusing and overwhelming. Here, we make it simple.

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How senior living residents can be leaders

How Senior Living Residents Can Be Leaders


Residents in senior living deserve a voice in shaping their communities. Sometimes it takes one or two individuals with leadership abilities to speak up—not only on behalf of themselves but also on behalf of other residents who are reticent to vocalize their thoughts.

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#ElderCareChat recap - OurParents.com

Join the 11/15/17 #ElderCareChat: Support for Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers

Each month, join #ElderCareChat, a real-time forum for sharing experiences and expertise in eldercare! Follow @OurParents and @ElderCareChat on Twitter to contribute to the conversation. The next #ElderCareChat will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, from 1-2 pm ET, with guest

Should You Sell Your Life Insurance Policy-

Should You Sell Your Life Insurance Policy?

If you can’t afford life insurance premiums into retirement and you’re considering surrendering your policy, don’t throw in the towel just yet.

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