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How to provide new caregivers with funds to grocery shop, pick-up items for senior.

Concerned about how to "fund" a carer with money to pick-up prescriptions, grocery shop, etc. Do not want to give seniors credit or debit card. Also don't want to provide blank checks or cash. Anyone have any ideas or experience in this area.

November “Senior Sense”: When Siblings Share The Caregiving For An Aging Parent, Will It Be Welfare Or Warfare?

“It shouldn’t have to be this hard,” said Kelly, a 55-year-old woman caring for her 89-year-old father with Parkinson’s disease. “After all, my sister and I both love my father. Why can’t we agree on things?” Kelly wanted to respect her father’s wishes to remain in his home... more


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How can I help my mother decide which things she can get rid of?

My other has so much stuff and can't seem to part with any of it. 


¿Cuánto cuesta el servicio de cuidado infantil?

Conoce las diferentes opciones con las que cuentas para el cuidado, lo que significan para tu bolsillo y cómo puedes ahorrar dinero. WALTHAM, Mass.—Por cuarto año consecutivo, la encuesta sobre el costo de los servicios de cuidado de Care.com obtuvo información detallada de más de 1,000 padres... more


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Should I fly with my mother out to my sister’s house?

I was planning on letting my other fly alone. I am worried I should travel with her to make sure she is safe. 

Long-term care insurance: The basics

Planning out how to care for yourself and your loved ones years down the road from now might not be the most pleasant thing to think about, but laying out plans for long-term care could pay dividends both in terms of costs saved and peace of mind. Long-term care refers to the different kinds... more


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What things are you concerned about when elderly people fly?

I'm worried about my mother flying. I am worried about dehydration. Are there other things I should be concerned about?

5 questions to ask yourself before making a will

Most of us know that we should have a will — it's just a matter of getting around to doing it. Regardless of the size of your estate, it’s time to stop procrastinating and give some serious thought to what you want to happen to your assets—and your minor children... more