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Joni Kazantzis and her daughters.

How to Take Care of Your Psoriasis and Your Kids

Parenting is enough of a challenge without adding a chronic disease to the mix. Get survival tips from a mom who knows.

Cathy Zheutlin on a film set.

Living While Dying: A Short Film Featuring Role Models for Dying Well

Filmmaker Cathy Zheutlin discusses her travels around the world, and her experiences documenting how other cultures view and honor death.

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Medical Care on a Cruise: What to Know

A former cruise ship doctor explains what you can expect if you need medical care on the ocean.

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If Your Elder Is Lonely, Here’s How to Help

How to banish loneliness by helping elders remain part of the community.

Smiling home caregiver and senior woman walking together

Validating People With Dementia, a Vital Technique

Validation: Helping People With Dementia Preserve Calm and Dignity

Couple unloading boxes from moving van

Downsizing May Not Be Right Choice

Should you urge your parents to downsize or stand back while they do it their way?

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Aging Parents? Get Financial Documents Handled Well Ahead of Crisis

Are you prepared to handle your parents’ finances if they get incapacitated mentally or physically?

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Be a Friend to an Isolated Caregiver

Do you have what it takes to be a true friend to a caregiver? These suggestions can guide you.

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Needs of 'Elder Orphans' a Growing Concern in Aging Population

“Elder orphan” is a term used by medical professionals to describe individuals living alone with little to no support system. In a research article published in Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, in July 2016, “Elder Orphans Hiding in Plain ...

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Beware of Holiday Scams

Senior citizens are attractive targets for con artists. Here’s how to avoid being swindled.