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The Year of Letting Go

Adelaide Mestre thought that dealing with her late mother’s possessions would be simple. As with many things regarding her mother, it was complicated.

Sleeping Longer May Be an Early Sign of Dementia

If a loved one starts spending more than nine hours in bed every night, it may be a sign that something is wrong.

How to Care for the Caregiver in Your Life

“I’m fine”: Chances are, that’s the response you’ll get when you ask a caregiver how she’s doing—and yet you both know she needs help. Here are three ways to give it.

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Essential Questions You Have to Ask Your Aging Parents

Think the birds and bees is the most awkward chat you'll ever have with Mom and Dad? Think again. Adulthood brings other uncomfortable conversations: wills, long-term care, and end-of-life issues. Here's how to these handle delicate subjects with care.

What to Do About Aging Parents

Even if you’ve spoken with your parents about aging, the signs can still surprise you. This advice will help you get through five common scenarios.