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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.


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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. 


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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. 


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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?


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How do you talk to your parent about a family trust without upsetting the rest of the family?

No one has seen my mother's family trust for a while. How can I talk to her about it without upsetting the rest of my family?

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