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It’s Midnight: Is Your Parent Safe at Home Alone?

One of the major thresholds of parenting is knowing when you can leave your kids at home on their own. Are they responsible enough to make appropriate choices while you’re out? Could they leave the house safely in case of … Continue reading

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Is Long Term Care Insurance Worth the Investment?

Getting older is an expensive proposition. With each decade, the risk of living with a chronic disease, some form of dementia, or other disabling condition, increases. Chances are that most of us will need some kind of assistance with daily … Continue reading

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Do the Right People Know What to Do If Something Happens to You?

The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft agley Those famous lines by the Scottish poet Robert Burns are more familiar to our ears as “the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” But you don’t … Continue reading

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How to Have Effective Conversations About Health Care Planning: May 11 Workshop

One of the hardest conversations to have with your loved one involves how to plan for declining health. When to treat? When is it time to let go? Despite the difficulties, it’s essential to have those conversations, not only with … Continue reading

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The Right Meds: How to Avoid Prescription Mistakes During Care Transitions

When your loved one is admitted to the hospital, whether for a planned procedure or an emergency, there’s no shortage of stress. Enduring tests, waiting for a diagnosis, managing pain, undergoing surgery, battling symptoms—there’s a lot to contend with, not … Continue reading

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