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Supporting Aging Parents

7 Actionable Tips To Help You Tackle The Senior Living Discussion

Jamison Gosselin | Posted 12.07.2016 | Fifty
Jamison Gosselin

Holiday visits allow you to see the new paint color your mom chose for the guest bedroom or test out the rocking chair your dad built in his wood shop. These visits can also shed some light on mom and dad's quality of life in their current living situation, which may prompt additional conversations.

I NEED ADVICE: 'My Husband And I Can No Longer Support His Mother'

Jim T. Miller | Posted 07.07.2012 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Dear Savvy Senior: What resources can you recommend for locating government assistance programs for seniors? My husband and I have been helping support his mother for the past three years and we can't afford to do it any longer.

Laura Rowley

What Do You Owe Your Kids?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Rowley | Posted 01.17.2012 | Fifty

My spouse and I started saving for college when each of our daughters was born. We've set money aside faithfully every month for the last 14-1/2 years...

7 Tips for Talking About Health and Money With Elderly Parents

Judith Johnson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

Adult children and their elderly parents need to talk about the parents' medical, financial and legal affairs. At some point the responsibility will fall upon the children to ensure the quality of the parents' care.