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Taking Care of Parents

Visiting the Folks

Nathan Risinger | Posted 09.17.2013 | World
Nathan Risinger

The Chinese government enacted a law on the that, in brief, requires children to regularly visit their parents, and employers to allow their employees ample time off from work to do so. Such an idea seems like a good one -- at least in principle.

What My Dad's Handwriting Taught Me About Love

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 10.06.2012 | Fifty
Judy Bolton-Fasman

In Dad's stately block printing K was declarative -- shorthand for the unsolved mystery of why he preferred to be called Harold instead of Ken. And then one day K dissolved on the page as he tried to sign his tax return.

Long Distance Caretaking: Assisting Elderly Parents From Afar

AP | By MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 03.27.2012 | Fifty

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Kristy Bryner worries her 80-year-old mom might slip and fall when she picks up the newspaper, or that she'll get in an accid...