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Discuss These 5 Things With Your Senior Before Leaving For Vacation

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 23, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Whether it's Mom, Dad, or another senior in your life, it won't be easy to tell them you're leaving for vacation again. Telling them about your plans sooner rather than later can help things go a lot more smoothly. Here are 5 things you should definitely discuss with them.

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Living in the Sandwich Generation--5 Tips for Financial Fitness

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Feb 16, 2016 5:30:00 PM

If you are a card-carrying member of the Sandwich Generation, you are juggling a multitude of serious responsibilities every day. Caring for the needs of your children and your aged parents can create a strain, not only emotionally, but financially as well.

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Parenting Your Parent-How to Switch Roles as Painlessly as Possible

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Feb 2, 2016 5:30:00 PM

When the physical or mental health of your parent declines, the shock of the change affects both you and your parent. Seeing a person who has likely been a tower strength in your formative years struggling with the challenges that come with aging is a difficult process for you as a caregiver. On the other hand, your parent may have trouble adjusting to the fact that he or she is now dependent on someone who seems barely an adult in his or her eyes.

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Working and Caring for an Aging Parent: Solutions to Present to Your Boss

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jan 19, 2016 5:30:00 PM

Caring for an aging parent takes priority in your life. They need you, and just as they cared for you when you were young, you want to take care of them now. Unfortunately, the rest of your life doesn't just stop in order to make that possible. Asking your boss for a flexible schedule to help an aging parent can be very intimidating. Understanding what possibilities you can put on the table will make that meeting a little bit easier.

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Guide to Home Safety for Elderly:Driving

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Jun 16, 2015 5:30:00 PM

When you are considering home safety for your elderly loved ones, driving may not be the first thing that springs to mind.  But avoiding a driving tragedy, with your loved one injuring themselves or someone else, is an important part of home safety.

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