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    Aging Parents
    Understanding the Aging Woman
    Understanding the Aging Woman Aging should be met with better understanding, believes Dr. Joseph Russell, retired professor of gerontology at Ohio State University and a consultant on care for the aged. "Don't hold it against Mom. She is making ...
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    Planning Care for In-Laws
    Learn what resources you will need in order to care for your elderly in-laws. ...
  • Family Life
    Aging Parents
    Understanding the Aging Woman
    Understanding the Aging Woman Aging should be met with better understanding, believes Dr. Joseph Russell, retired professor of gerontology at Ohio State University and a consultant on care for the aged. "Don't hold it against Mom. She is making ...
  • Family Life
    Aging Parents
    Taking Care of Elderly In-Laws
    Taking Care of Elderly In-Laws Thorny problems arise when families are called on to take care of an elderly in-law. The issues are rarely insurmountable, but I'd be playing with your head if I said they're a breeze. Emotional as well as econo...
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    Aging Parents
    Misconceptions About Aging
    Misconceptions About Aging We all know that elderly folks are those who sit around in rocking chairs all day, either puffing on a pipe or keeping busy with some knitting. They go to bed early, are always cold, and keep a constant watch on their ...
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    Aging Parents
    Your Aging Parents: Living Arrangements
    Your Aging Parents: Living Arrangements Go Figure It's estimated that about 1.5 million people over the age of 85 live on their own, and that number will double in the next 20 years. And researchers say that by 2020, there will be 15.2 million ...
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    Aging Parents
    Caring for Aging Parents: Your Emotions
    Caring for Aging Parents: Your Emotions As your parents or your spouse's parents get older, they will probably need your help. They will also possibly need professional help with their daily care. The very people whom you depended on in the pas...
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
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    Aging Parents
    How to Know Whether Your Parents Need Help
    How to Know Whether Your Parents Need Help Sometimes, the fact that your parents need your help is painfully obvious. Your dad has a stroke; Mom falls and breaks her hip. You go to visit and find that the house is a mess and there's no food in t...
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    Living With Aging Parents
    When Your Aging Parent Moves into Your Home
    When Your Aging Parent Moves into Your Home Go Figure More than seven million are caring for older people who need help with at least one daily task, such as dressing, bathing, or eating. These caregivers include spouses, adult children, other ...
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    Aging Parents
    Welcome to the Sandwich Generation
    Welcome to the Sandwich Generation If you're like many baby boomers, you've got two or three kids of your own. And depending on how old you were when they were born, they may be anywhere from toddlers to adults living on their own. We know 50-so...
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    Aging Parents
    Taking Care of Elderly In-Laws
    Taking Care of Elderly In-Laws Thorny problems arise when families are called on to take care of an elderly in-law. The issues are rarely insurmountable, but I'd be playing with your head if I said they're a breeze. Emotional as well as econo...
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    Aging Parents
    Finding Emotional Support When Caring for an Aging Parent
    Finding Emotional Support When Caring for an Aging Parent Watching a parent decline in health is one of the hardest things in life. You will probably experience many of the emotions that were discussed. There are many ways that you and your spou...
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    Aging Parents
    Caring for Aging Parents: Your Emotions
    Caring for Aging Parents: Your Emotions As your parents or your spouse's parents get older, they will probably need your help. They will also possibly need professional help with their daily care. The very people whom you depended on in the pas...