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Too many needs: Where to find services for your parents

Meeting multiple needs Florence can no longer drive, she does not eat well and is lonely. She also needs help with a bath. Her children can arrange mobile meals but the drivers cannot spend much more than a few minutes a day chatting with her. The local bus system...

Should you make updates before you sell?

Should you make updates before you sell? By Erin Johnson Are you planning to sell your home or condo in the next couple years and wonder if it’s “worth it” to make any updates or renovations before you sell? It’s a common dilemma many homeowners face and...

Traveling Long Distances with Older Adults

Tips that make traveling a long distance with an older relative I recently traveled to Florida with an older relative who had to fly from Ohio to Florida who has very limited mobility and needed medication four times a day. That is a lot of responsibility, especially...

Scams that target your loved ones

I was recently asked by a family member to take their mother to the bank and have her write a check for cash to withdraw a little spending money. The client has dementia and was so confused, I had to explain every step to this person so she could make this simple...

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