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The Sensitive Conversation

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Sometimes a person doesn’t realize how unsafe their driving is. Or perhaps they know it’s unsafe, but they’re afraid of giving up the keys for fear life will close in on ...

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Aging and Driving

Thursday, September 25, 2014

There might come a time when you will have to reevaluate a loved ones capabilities to drive an automobile. Dr. Dale Atkins shares some ways of tell whether or not it migh...

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Staying Connected With Grandparents – My Article in the Huffington Post

Thursday, September 18, 2014

It can be unnoticeably easy for our children to get caught up in their busy schedules, but staying connected to their grandparents is so important! Read more about how t...

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Getting the Most From Your Doctor

Monday, September 15, 2014

Have you ever taken off from work to sit in a hospital, nursing home, or examination room, only to have the doctor rush in and out without answering your questions?

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AARP's Ideas at 50+ National Event

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

I'm looking forward to attending AARP's first Ideas@50+ event in San Diego this weekend. It’s everything you’ve come to love about AARP events, with a twist on innovation...

Originally posted in: Boomers
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This is NOT Your Mother’s Caregiving

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Many of us compare our caregiving to the way our mothers cared for our grandmothers, which might lead us to believe that we aren’t doing a good enough job caring for our ...

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7 Hot Weather Safety Tips for the Elderly

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

When the temperatures reach 90 degrees F, family and caregivers should make an extra effort to check on loved ones who are 65 years old or older. Generally, people adapt ...

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APFM contest winner is coming to Camp Reveille!

Sunday, August 3, 2014

A Place for Mom launched its second annual caregiver getaway contest with the winning prize being a trip to my Camp Reveille this August in Naples, Maine. I had the pleas...

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How to Help an Elderly Loved One with Spring Cleaning

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Spring is in the air and that means that it's time for some Spring Cleaning!

Originally posted in: Aging Parents
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The New Age of Aging

Sunday, March 9, 2014

11,000 boomers turn 65 each day in our country and they will be redefining the "typical" lifestyle of a senior. (We don't even think of 65 as "senior" anymore!)

Originally posted in: Healthy Living
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