End-of-Life Care

End-of-Life Care

Talking about death can help you live better at the end Gerry Mathy learned she had late-stage pancreatic cancer in…

Guide to Medicare open enrollment for 2018

Guide to Medicare open enrollment for 2018

Ah, the rituals of fall: The leaves change color. The temperature drops. Sweaters and boots pop out of the closet.…

Loss of balance could signal underlying medical condition

Loss of balance could signal underlying medical condition

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My grandmother, who is 82, has no major health issues, but she’s become rather weak and frail…

Changing the Culture of Aging

Changing the Culture of Aging

Resident-centered care aims to meet the needs of individuals   What would you like to do today? It seems like such an…

Care Quandary: Quality Rating Systems Can Help You Make the Best Decisions

Care Quandary: Quality Rating Systems Can Help You Make the Best Decisions

By Nancy Maes When your aging parent or loved one starts forgetting to take medications, lets unopened bills pile up, becomes…

New options for seniors to get care at home

New options for seniors to get care at home

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger Retirement Report As Americans age and the need for long-term care grows, the options for providing…

Childless seniors need to build a safety net

Childless seniors need to build a safety net

By Susan B. Garland, Kiplinger Retirement Report Childless and divorced, Linda Wiesman, 67, is apprehensive about her future. With two…

How to support a caregiver

How to support a caregiver

By Jane Bennett Clark, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report It’s an act of love, a lesson in crisis management, a stress on…