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Your Parent’s Aging Journey   I refer to the aging years as a journey because it is not a one-time event but an ongoing passing of time, such as a journey from youth to maturity, from maturity to the end of our life. Most youth approaching adulthood have a plan of how they will live […]

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Caring for an aging parent, whether near or far, can be a team effort. Most people with an aging parent don’t realize how much help they can be when they live far away. Often a family member who lives close to the parent becomes the primary caregiver. Yet the sibling(s) who live further away, an […]

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Among Americans, falls in older adults, are the number one cause of injuries and death from injury. The CDC reports, each year, more than one in four older adults aged 65 and older will fall. For this reason, people with older adult loved ones, such as parents, will want to be familiar with these common […]

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Rhonda Caudell RN, CCM, The Aging Parent Expert, was interviewed by Lee Cantor on Business RadioX®. Listen to this audio of the interview as Rhonda and Lee discuss some common issues confronted by people with aging parents. Some of the problems that arise and how to handle them include: accidents while parent is driving forgetfulness […]

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  Adult Children Who Often Become Parent Caregivers   The nature of my business generates an opportunity for many important conversations between the aging parent and the adult children, the potential caregivers of senior parents.  Many times the conversations center around, who will provide the care needed and exactly what care is needed. An even bigger question […]

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One of the biggest headaches and dangers is an aging parent’s drugs mix-up or prescription medications confusion. These mix-ups occur often, as they go unnoticed by everyone, the professionals and the patient/parent. Research (Medscape July 2015), reflects people aged 65-69 years fill an average of 14 prescriptions per year and adults aged 80-84 years average […]

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Elders and the generations of mothers behind me, shaped who I am today. I treasured my time with my great-grandmothers and grandmothers. Even today, some of my aunts and older cousins are my best friends. Sadly the number is dwindling. I often ask myself, do I and others in my generation pass on valuable lessons […]

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These trends and often positive results were not front and center when our senior parents (those 72+) were raising families. Therefore, how they respond to illnesses and disease in their later years is much different from how their adult kids may be responding to their own health and wellness and preventive care ideas.   Basics […]

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Care of parents can mean different things at different life stages with changing needs. As does “who” is caring of a parent. Care is simply defined by the Dictionary as: a. noun-the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of someone, and serious attention or consideration applied to doing something […]

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Taking care of parents is something adult children never expect will happen to them…until it does. Many people with aging parents want their parent to remain independent and live their years without undue hardship. The reality is parents begin to age, experience decline, and aging problems before adult children even notice. Once they do notice, […]

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