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Wednesday October 14th, 2015

Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It is hard these days to not be aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Pink is everywhere, from socks of NFL football players to lids of Yoplait Yogurt. Of course, as with everything, there are people who argue the pros and cons of this multi-media, national exposure. But there is no denying that the work done by many foundations to raise money for research and educate the public on the importance of proper screening for early detection is doing good.
Wednesday August 15th, 2012

When parents need financial help

Many adult children are encountering the uncomfortable reality that their parents don't have enough money. Perhaps they've simply outlived their savings. Or their medical expenses have grown beyond anything ever imagined. Whatever the cause, it's an issue that poses hard choices. How much should you support them? And what about your own needs? Your children's? Here are some thoughts to consider.
Wednesday July 18th, 2012

How to beat "decision fatigue"

Caring for an ill family member often requires taking on the role of "decision maker." Sometimes it's multiple mundane decisions (Should you ask your sister to do the shopping? Is this a good day to shower Mom? Now or after lunch?). And sometimes it's several important health decisions, all in a short period of time.
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Thursday July 12th, 2012

What is "assisted living"?

There are many options for seniors who no longer want to live at home. If an elder in your life is ready to let go of some responsibilities, she or he may be interested in assisted living.   Assisted living facilities (ALFs) are tailored to individuals with only mild health concerns. They enable residents who are relatively capable to be freed from chores such as meal preparation and housework. They also offer social opportunities. ALFs typically provide