Aging Parents

Caring for aging parents is both a responsibility and a privilege for grown children. Though supporting elderly parents can be challenging, the gift you give your aging parents by making their lives easy and comfortable is a concrete way to thank them for all the love they have given you in your life.

A worried senior citizen and his nurse

7 Signs You Could Be a Family Fraud Victim

Take note of these signs that could mean you're a victim of family fraud.

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Hottest Cyber Scams: Take the 'Can You Spot the Online Scam' Quiz

Look out for these four ways you could get scammed online.

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7 Ways to Protect Your Senior from Fraud

We all want the seniors in our lives to be safe from scams, but it's not always easy to know how to help. Here are seven tips that should come in handy.

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Writer Deb Hipp, at work on her laptop

When Distance Complicates Family Caregiving Roles

After her father passed away from Alzheimer's, she worried from afar about her mother. Could she trust the strangers who cared for her mom?

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Wandering 911: What To Do When a Person with Dementia Goes Missing

When a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or dementia disorder goes missing, take action with these steps immediately.

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Help For Managing Wandering Behaviors: Proactive Steps That Could Make A Difference

Learn how to prepare and cope with wandering symptoms from Alzheimer's disease and dementia disorder to keep your loved ones out of harm's way.

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Six Signs Someone with Alzheimer’s Might Wander: These Triggers Could Put Individuals At Risk

It's important to be familiar with these symptoms of Alzheimer's and what actions to take to prevent wandering from happening.

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7 Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, here are several tips from professional caregivers that we hope might help lighten your load a little bit.

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Melanie with her mom, Linda, who battles Alzheimer’s

Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer's

Her job working with seniors gave her the training she hoped she'd never need: Caring for her mother who had dementia.

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10 Cyber Security Best Practices for Older Adults

Here are a several ways to protect yourself from cyber fraud.

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Conditions That Can Put the Brakes on Driving

It's important to be familiar with the medical conditions that impact a senior loved one's ability to drive—and which adaptive strategies may help them stay behind the wheel.

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10 Signs That Seniors May Be Unsafe Drivers

So that you'll know when to take action, here are 10 things to watch for in assessing whether a senior loved one is still a capable and safe driver.

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4 Suggestions to Ease Driving Transitions for Seniors

Are you concerned about the prospect of a senior loved one continuing to drive? Here are some tips for sharing your concerns and working together to come up with solutions.

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Actor Courtney B. Vance

Courtney B. Vance Relies on Faith, Family in Caring for Mother

All her life, his mom had been a helper. Now she was growing helpless, but actor Courtney B. Vance rose to the challenge.

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