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Discussing Future Living Arrangements with Aging Parents

When is the right time to talk with your parents about where they want to live in their old age, and how you can help?

Susan Hodges and A Breach of Trust

Guardianship: How Seniors and Their Finances Can Be Legally Hijacked

A legal process called guardianship can put companies in charge of an elder’s living arrangements, finances, and assets, robbing them of quality of life.

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Tax Expert Tips for Family Caregivers

Caregivers should develop a method of tracking out of pocket expenses for loved ones. One reason is that, for some, they could be taken off of their taxes.

Young girl with IBD.

Discussing the Rise in Child IBD

Symptoms such as picky eating and abdominal pain may signal early IBD, but often go overlooked in children.

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What Is Umbilical Cord Blood Banking?

Curious about whether you should donate or store your cord blood? Here’s what you need to know to make a decision.

Personal trainer helping senior man on a Pilates ball.

What Seniors Should Look For in a Personal Trainer

Organized, routine exercise is important for a healthy senior. Here is how to find the right person to get you there.

John Drake and Caregiver in Peru in 2011

Alzheimer’s Care in Peru: Better? Part 2

Alzheimer’s Care as Delivered in Peru vs. the U.S.

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Alzheimer’s Care in Peru: Better? Part 1

Alzheimer’s Care as Delivered in Peru vs. the U.S.

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Will Medicare Pay for That?

Medicare pays many kinds of medical bills, but it doesn’t cover everything. This quiz could help you avoid some costly surprises.

Young woman with IBD holding stomach in pain.

IBD: How to Avoid Being Hospitalized

Limiting the number of hospital stays can drastically improve a patient’s life with IBD.