Tag: Aging Parents

How to Start “Tough Conversations” About Medical Care

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Set aside time as soon as possible to have conversations with loved ones about your personal preferences for medical and/or long-term care. Here are some important issues to consider:   ∙ Whom do you trust to make medical decisions on your behalf? Whom do you NOT want to make decisions for you? ∙ How do you… Read more »

Coping With An Aging Parent’s Memory Loss: Four Things To Keep In Mind

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Have you considered that one of the biggest complaints about getting older may be the seemingly inevitable memory loss? For some it may be very minimal and for others much more substantial. If your parent may be starting to suffer from memory loss, take a moment to review these four things that you should keep… Read more »

7 Tips for Helping Your Senior Loved Ones Avoid Isolation During Covid and Beyond

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Over the past almost year, measures have been in place to help avoid the spread of COVID-19. The risk of contracting Covid can be an especially scary prospect for seniors, who are in a high-risk category by virtue of their age and may also have comorbidities, which can make them an even higher risk. This… Read more »