A quarter of American adults over 60 have Type 2 diabetes. If your parent has diabetes, how can you help? If your parent does not have diabetes, how can you help prevent it?
The risk of developing Type 2 diabetes increases with age, and the risk of Type 2 diabetes affecting other body systems also increases with age.Read more ...
Most of us want to stay in our homes for the rest of our lives. After all, we raised our children there. We have great memories in our homes. We know the neighborhood. And then there’s the issue of going through all our stuff if we want to move...not a pleasant prospect.
But is staying at home good for us? New research indicates it may not be.Read more ...
My parents have both had fairly serious health problems the last few months. Until then both of them were active and independent. To be honest, we never really discussed how we would handle legal decisions and what their wishes for the future might be.
My brother and I thought, since our parents were in such good health, there wasn’t really a need to worry about having these tough discussions with them. It is quickly becoming apparent, however, that the two of us need to learn more about what we can legally do to help our parents.
Can you explain to us what a Power of Attorney is? How is it different from a durable Power of Attorney? And what are the decisions we can and can’t make with either?
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