Carol Marak is the elder orphan advocate, columnist and editor at SeniorCare.com. She writes and speaks about the crucial topics encountered by people 55 and over when aging alone. She’s a former family caregiver and now faces the challenges of growing older without the close support of a family member. Carol earned a certificate in the Fundamentals of Gerontology from the University of California, Davis. She lives in Waco, Texas.
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