Adult Children Visiting Older Parents During the Holidays may Find Themselves Dismayed…and Stressed If they are visiting older parents and relatives several time zones away for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or XXXX, adult children often return from holiday celebrations even more tense and overwhelmed than when they left. Mom may seem more unsteady on her feet. Dad…

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If you’re concerned for your parents, grandparents or an aging family member who lives by themselves at home, you’re not alone. People are living longer thanks to significant advancements in health care, but that doesn’t stop the inevitable struggles associated with aging such as limited mobility or cognitive decline. Acknowledging the realities of aging and…

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This disturbing investigative piece by Matt Sedensky at the Associated Press finds that nursing homes are becoming increasingly aggressive about getting rid of residents whose needs are more intense than others: NEW YORK (AP) — Nursing homes are increasingly evicting their most challenging residents, advocates for the aged and disabled say, testing protections for some…

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It’s extremely tough in California to find out if a senior housing facility (assisted living or board and care) has been disciplined by state regulators. The agency responsible, the state Department of Social Service’s Community Care Licensing Division has come under blistering criticism for— among other things— not having a database of complaints and actions that…

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Your widowed dad moved a new “girlfriend” into his house. Lately, she always answers the phone and won’t put him on the line. Aging Solutions provides A realistic evaluation of potential dangers and how to handle the situation Exclusive referrals to experts for help with civil or criminal action Seasoned experience to guide you through…

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Your mom looks after your father, who has dementia. She falls and breaks a hip. Who will care for the two of them? Aging Solutions provides A Care Manager for fast help to figure out the best action plan Help with lining up caregivers at their home or with making a transition to another setting…

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Home for the holidays, you notice old food in your parents’ fridge, unpaid bills, and serious memory lapses. They need your help, but you live halfway across the country. Aging Solutions provides Help with family conferences so that all can discuss and solve problems A Nurse-Care Manager to track medical care and report to family…

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The economic crisis has reduced your parents’ retirement savings to near nothing. How much money will you and your family need to come up with to help them? Aging Solutions provides Easy-to-understand information about your options and how much they cost  Help finding benefits you may not know about that could help pay for assistance…

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You’re completely burned out from taking care of your family, your job—and now your mom and dad—and you don’t know how you’re going to survive it all. Aging Solutions provides Hands-on guidance to help you solve problems, from simple to very serious Connections to reliable, trustworthy agencies for caregivers and other services An experienced Care…

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Gladys was a widow living alone, 79 years old, who broke a hip. Her conservator wanted her to recover in her own home with 24-hour caregivers. But on investigating her finances, he was shocked to find she had no money to pay for such care. He asked ASI to step in. Red Flags We discovered…

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