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Aging & Driving – What to do?

When my dad’s driving began to concern me I was unsure as to how to tell him. I knew he would grow defensive as he proclaimed before that not being able to drive threatened his sense of independence. Slowly, I became more reticent about allowing him to drive with my children as passengers and he…
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As We Watch Our Parents Age

As we watch our parents age, our own maturity begins to become more real. It can be difficult to envision ourselves, or our parents for that matter, in the advanced stages of life. It is more pleasant to picture the young and robust version of our parents and ourselves. On the outside, our bodies may…
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The Benefits of Family Mediation Where Aging Parents Are Concerned

As parents age many families find themselves in conflict in regard to how an aging parents’ life care plan should pan out. Stress and arguments often lead to diminished communication and damaged relationships; something no parent ever planned on or would make them happy. Elder care mediations can help to preserve these relationships while exploring…
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Not All Aging Parent Issues Need Attorneys; Mediation Works

Far too often families find themselves turning to lawyers in order to solve problems in regard to aging life care issues. While attorneys are great resources for the legal end of some of these issues; a great deal of the time, concerns families may be faced with do not require legal expertise. Not enough people…
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