I see reports about fraud in the family and am never sure who has the right stats. The National Council of Aging reports one set of metrics, and a recent report from AARP says that 75 percent of the abuse is committed by family, friend, or neighbor. Regardless of the figures, I hope that everyone […]
My parents tried to get ahead of having one of us choose a community to help with their care. The bought into a Life Care Community in 1998. However, they never really wanted to live there. It got comical when they told us they didn’t want to really move in yet because that is where […]
It is tough to know how often you should visit a loved one with dementia. Only you know what is right.
In the wake of the Equifax breach … which joins a long line of security breaks … I suggest you take a look at your own credit report now. I often talk about how to help mom and dad and manage through being the adult family caregiver, and often one of the best things you […]
Four simple ways to block unwanted phone calls.
Is it possible that helping a loved one might actual be helping them maintain an unsafe living situation?
The High Cost of Elder Fraud – $36 Billion a Year and Most of it is being given away willingly.