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10 Facts You Need To Know About Hospice

Is hospice care the right option for you or a loved one? by Paula Spencer Scott, AARP Bulletin         An interesting thing happens when Dawn Gross brings up hospice to… Read More

Tips to Help your Elderly Parents Enjoy the Holidays

The holidays are usually happy times, with families getting together and memories being made. This includes spending time with our elderly parents. Unfortunately, the reality is that many elderly people can feel isolated and… Read More

Taking Over Your Aging Parents Finances

When to step in — and how to guide their financial future In the year 2011, the Baby Boomer generation started turning 65. Over the next 13 years, 10,000 Boomers will reach retirement… Read More

DementiaWise – 5 Part Series for Family Caregivers

DementiaWise Series With guest speaker Alicia Junghans of ComForCare Home Care, we are hosting a five-part series, DementiaWise, designed specifically for family caregivers caring for a loved one that has dementia. Meeting times… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions

The situation of every family we assist is unique, but many of the questions we are asked are very similar! Although it seems complicated, there are solutions to these frequently asked questions and… Read More

Family Caregiver University

Caregiving can be both rewarding and challenging. Many times individuals are thrown into this role with no training and, often, no support. Family Caregiver University provides practical education and support to caregivers in… Read More

Top 10 Things to Discuss With Your Parents

Top 10 Things to Discuss With Your Parents As you were growing up, your parents probably sat you down plenty of times for “a talk”. Is it time to reverse the process? Discussing… Read More

Helping Aging Parents: Taking Charge Without Taking Over

As your parents age and need assistance with life’s tasks – anything from balancing a checkbook to dealing with insurance claims – its hard to know how to take charge, without taking over…. Read More

The Implications of Moving a Loved One Closer to You

These days, family members are often scattered in various cities and states throughout the country. This poses a serious challenge when a loved one requires increased care or assistance. For long-distance caregivers, there… Read More

Protect Your Parents From Scams

Here’s how to talk to Mom and Dad about steering clear of fraudsters By: Sid Kirchheime, writer for AARP The elderly lose billions a year to scammers — and you may be at… Read More