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Senior Fraud Can Be a Sensitive Subject; How to Get Inactive Seniors Moving

These and other stories are in the April edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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When Does “Old Age” Begin?

A social and behavioral sciences professor is working on ways to define aging other than the accumulation of calendar years.

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Better Budgeting for the Sandwich Generation

A 2013 Pew Foundation survey reports that nationwide, at least 15 percent of middle-aged adults are financially supporting both children and aging parents.

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Preparing for Family Caregiving

Many people are unprepared for the pressing decisions needed when a loved one is ill and requires caregiving support.

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Elderly Drivers and Road Safety

Mom forgets to use her car’s turn signals. Dad drove through another stop sign. Are they showing warning signs of risky driving?

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Planning for Possible Disability; Seniors at Highest Risk for Brain Injury

These and other stories are in the March edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Siblings Caring for Siblings

Typically families expect to help their aging parents but not be active in elder care for a brother or sister. Studies show that most sibling caregivers feel inadequately prepared for the task.

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The Quirks and Perks of Growing Older

There are upsides to adding birthdays to your life and experiencing your 50s, 60s, 70s and later years. Here are basic changes to expect with aging decade by decade.

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Tips for Aging in Place Well

More and more senior citizens and baby boomers are opting to age in place, or remain independent and comfortable in their own familiar home surroundings throughout their maturing years.

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Bilingualism Improves the Aging Brain

Speaking more than one language may boost brain health as you age.

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