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Assisted Living Tips Plus Two Events You Won’t Want to Miss

We’re entering a busy fall season here at Deborah Fins Associates. Debbie was quoted in two articles in Consumer Reports that focus on how to make wise decisions for your loved one when considering assisted living: Putting the Assisted Living Facility … Continue reading

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When Elders Keep Guns at Home: Assessing Safety Risks

Gun ownership is not only one of the most politically sensitive topics this election season. It’s also a question that is frequently asked when Aging Life Care Managers™ conduct an assessment of a new client. Unsecured firearms, sometimes combined with … Continue reading

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If Your Aging Parent Refuses Help, You’re Not Alone

It’s one of the most challenging aspects of caring for aging parents: they refuse your help when they actually need it. You can see that your mother is no longer able to manage cooking safely, but she adamantly denies it. … Continue reading

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Can We Talk? How to Open Up the Conversation as Loved Ones Age

As adults, we all want to stay independent as long as possible, in our own homes, living our lives without someone looking over our shoulders. At least, that’s the cultural bias among many Americans. But the aging process all too … Continue reading

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The View from a Wheelchair

As a geriatric care manager for more than three decades, I’ve spent thousands of hours helping my clients cope with a wide range of mobility challenges—ensuring they have safe homes and systems in place that enable them to remain independent … Continue reading

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