News, information and advice from PBS/Next Avenue for mid-life caregivers faced with managing affairs for their parents and elderly relatives who need help.
Policymakers must consider these challenges, a new report says
You choose the story we should investigate next
It is more difficult without family around, but making a choice is vital
An attorney and Next Avenue Influencer in Aging helps decode the process
It's natural to procrastinate, but make this a priority for your loved ones
Phone calls by experienced scammers can be very convincing, even for the skeptical
Encourage your young adult to comparison shop and buy at least a bare-bones plan
Or is this the necessary by-product of new wonder drugs?
A renewed interdependence can be healthy for children and older adults
By speaking up and asking questions, patients can get answers and better care
Here's what you might say and what you might ask for
What to consider when your help is increasingly needed
What the candidates have said, or not said, on these vital topics
A rebuttal to the recent article by Next Avenue's Money Editor
Planning ahead can make all the difference for you and them
A new law gives a heads-up to those under hospital 'observation'
But misdiagnoses are still common and some people are in denial
Living & Learning
But companies may pay the price for unfair representations