Following advice not magic bullet

The past few columns have dealt with the sticky topic of opening up the lines of communications with aging loved ones about future care and what role family members play in providing support and care. “So now what, Wendy?” This is exactly what a family friend, Mary, asked over the phone last week. She confided Read more…

Aging parents mean balancing act

Two weeks ago, we spoke about accepting a right to live at risk as it relates to our aging loved ones while continuing to give support and care for them. Many caregivers can feel they are doing everything in their power to provide the best care and circumstances for their aging parents or spouse. When Read more…

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