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5 Spring Cleaning Tips For Seniors And Their Families

Joan Lunden | Posted 06.30.2015 | Fifty
Joan Lunden

I remember all too clearly that moment when I was searching through my mother's home, desperate to find her driver's license, her marriage certificate and other important documents that I needed in order to help her.

A Daughter Gives Up Her Life To Take Care Of Mother With Alzheimer's

Mary Alice Stephenson | Posted 06.14.2015 | Style
Mary Alice Stephenson

I asked Jennifer Krychowecky what she gave up during her nine-year journey caring for her mother, Linda Krychowecky, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease at the age of 59. Her response was eye opening.

Keeping Love Together: Breaking Down 3 Myths about Senior Housing for Couples

Amy Bryant | Posted 04.20.2015 | Fifty
Amy Bryant

There are unique misperceptions and challenges involved with the search for senior living options for a couple.

Joan Lunden On 3 Great Ways For Grandkids To Stay Connected With Grandparents

Joan Lunden | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty
Joan Lunden

While I am a huge fan of using different digital tools to stay connected with others, I also think that nothing can replace the impact of spending some face time with loved ones. These moments are important in building relationships between grandparents and their grandchildren, but can also be useful in helping families keep an eye on an aging loved one's health.

3 Ways To Make The Gift Of Time More Meaningful This Holiday Season

Joan Lunden | Posted 02.23.2014 | Fifty
Joan Lunden

The holidays are a popular time for reuniting with siblings and parents. Like me, many sons and daughters no longer live in the same city as their parents, so this may be the first time in months when adult children are seeing their parents. Once together, it's common that health changes in mom or dad are more evident and the topic of aging, and its related issues, becomes a topic of family conversation.

Seniors and the Heat: Staying Cool in High Temperatures

Dr. Lindsay Jones-Born | Posted 10.13.2013 | Fifty
Dr. Lindsay Jones-Born

As the summer months continue to heat up, staying healthy in increasingly high temperatures is an issue facing many elderly people and the loved ones who care for them.

Joan Lunden On The Most Important Life Lesson Learned From Mom

Joan Lunden | Posted 07.10.2013 | Fifty
Joan Lunden

As both a caregiver to my 94-year old mom, Gladyce, and a mother of seven, Mother's Day is a holiday that I cherish with my family. It's a time to reflect on the lessons we've learned from mom, and the way those teachings have shaped who we are and how we instill values in our own families.