Journalist and speaker Francine Russo, the author of They're Your Parents, Too! How Siblings Can Survive Their Parents' Aging Without Driving Each Other Crazy, covered the boomer beat for Time magazine for nearly a decade and also wrote for The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, Redbook, Family Circle and The Village Voice, where she was a longtime theater critic.
I tried to stay in my big home — but discovered a special joy in making a smaller new one
It wasn't until she died that I came to understand our complicated relationship
Making peace with the fact that you may never get the kind of maternal love you always craved
Caregiving for aging parents can help us adapt our roles from childhood
Follow tips from a new book on starting a conversation
This special report will include storytelling, news and information about how to plan for the end of your life in a way that meets your own goals and preferences.