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How Do Cultural Differences Influence Care Decisions?

How Do Cultural Differences Influence Care Decisions?

Conventional wisdom says women are more likely to ask for help than men. Can similar distinctions be made according to race and culture—particularly in the Hispanic community?

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How to Add Senior Living Conversations to the Table This Holiday Season

This holiday season, many families are using time together to talk about senior living options. What you need to know…

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#ElderCareChat 11/16/16: Brainstorming Topics for 2017

Since this month marks the 6th year of #ElderCareChat’s existence, we took the time to get feedback from this week’s 15 participants on what topics they’ve enjoyed, what they’d like to revisit, and what new ground we should cover in

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What Size Community Is Best for Your Parent?

How to determine whether a large, small, or medium-sized senior living community is best for your parent.

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Caring for An Aging Parent When You’re an Only Child

Caring for An Aging Parent When You’re an Only Child

Only children need to seek help when caring for their aging parents.

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The Wealthy Senior: How to Manage Money and Determine Priorities

How should wealthy seniors manage their money and determine their priorities? We’ve got some expert insight.

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#ElderCareChat 11/2/16: National Family Caregivers Month Panel

#ElderCareChat helped kick off National Family Caregivers Month with a discussion about the challenges and comforts of being a family caregiver.

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Should You Hire a Professional Organizer

Should You Hire a Professional Organizer?

Preparing for a move to senior living takes time, energy, and a lot of organization. It’s no wonder families are turning to professional organizers for help with tasks such as downsizing, packing, unpacking, and coordinating the move. Of course, professional

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The Inside Scoop on Independent Living

If you’ve ever wondered what life is really like in a senior living community, just ask octogenarian author and Independent Living resident Mollee Kruger.


Understanding Senior-Friendly Attire

A detailed look at the importance of selecting appropriate clothing for seniors.

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