Elder fraud can be a very scary thing. It can range from small to big. Some scary stats for you is that 6 in 10 cases of elder financial abuse come from RELATIVES. 3 in 10 are traced to friends, neighbors or health care aides. Seniors are losing more than 3 billion dollars annually. After […]

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May 27, 2021

Your Parents and Elder Fraud

If your mother or father were to pass suddenly, would you know who they would want you to notify and what you’d like to say? Especially if they did not want an obituary run locally? Or even if they were to have an obituary run locally, would there be friends or family they would want […]

OTHER, PAPERWORK

May 21, 2021

Who Would You Contact if Your Parent Were To Pass?

Woman Crying on Phone

For the past year, it’s been difficult, to say the least. Travel has been restricted and we have not been able to gather like before. When was the last time you’ve been with your parents? If you call them do they have a smart phone? Do you do FaceTime calls on the regular? I know […]

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May 13, 2021

Have You FaceTimed with Your Parents Lately?

When you are thinking about what’s in the future for your parents, for many, that may be moving out of their homes, into some sort of facility. This could be an assisted living facility, an independent living facility, a nursing home, a hospice facility. Wait, what do those terms even mean? Does your family even […]

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April 8, 2021

What is a Senior Placement Specialist?

Senior Care Specialist

Have your parents lived in the same home since you were a child? How about their neighbors? Have your parents moved recently? Do you know their neighbors? Do they know you? Especially if you live away from your parents, even if it’s a short drive, it may be a good idea if you get to […]

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March 18, 2021

Do You Know Your Parent’s Neighbors?

It’s Valentine’s Day week and maybe you are helping your dad or grandfather to send flowers or possibly you are just sending flowers yourself. I just wanted to send a quick note that for those ladies (or gents) in your life who love flowers, things change slightly when they get older, so you may want […]

HOLIDAYS, OTHER

February 8, 2021

Sending Flowers to Your Elderly Family

Over the holidays, interview your parents or grandparents! One thing that I would recommend this holiday season whether you are able to see your parents or grandparents in person is to do a recorded interview with them.  Why? There are several reasons why this would be of benefit: You will have a treasured memory of […]

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December 23, 2020

Interview Your Parents or Grandparents!

First it was Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. Now, it’s The Home Edit. Both TV shows are about getting rid of the clutter, what you don’t need, and getting organized. But wait, I thought that this blog was about aging parents? You are so right. I’m not sure about your family, but my parents were […]

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October 24, 2020

TIME TO CLEAR THE CLUTTER

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