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Sean Kell

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Loved Ones With Alzheimer's: The Cost of Care

(1) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 9:48 AM

According to The Alzheimer's Association, 5.4 million Americans aged 65 and older, or one out of every eight adults, are currently living with Alzheimer's.

Further staggering statistics from this organization show that over 15 million Americans provide unpaid care valued at $120 billion for persons with...

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Taking Stock of a Loved One's Health Over the Holidays

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2012 | 11:06 AM

The holiday season is underway and many families will be together celebrating with loved ones. For many, this is the one time of year that siblings and parents are together. While this is a time for reconnecting and sharing special moments, it's also a time when issues related to aging...

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The Journey of Finding Senior Care and Housing: Nursing Homes and Beyond

(0) Comments | Posted September 7, 2012 | 3:34 PM

The nation's 65+ demographic, which currently accounts for 13 percent of the overall population, is expected to more than double by 2050, reaching over 89 million. To put that in perspective, that's 20 percent of the population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. As our senior population grows, so does...

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Caregiving: How To Start The "Tough Conversation" With Mom And Dad

(6) Comments | Posted June 15, 2012 | 10:53 AM

An estimated 44 million Americans are serving as caregivers for a loved one who is age 50 or older. That number has doubled in the last twenty years and is expected to triple in the coming twenty. As baby boomers are easing into senior age, it's likely they...

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