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Communicating about Assisted Living during a Crisis


By Tim Hodge, CSA Ideally, we have conversations with our parents while they are still young and healthy. The two references can help improve your chances of having those difficult conversations. We’ve seen several examples where families were unsuccessful in having important conversations with their aging loved ones in advance of needing to make decisions. The unfortunate...
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The Difference Between Mental Illness and Aging


It’s important to be aware of differences between age and elderly mental illness. It's possible that some symptoms of mental illness and aging can overlap. Seniors are at high risk for severe anxiety and depression, so it is crucial to detect symptoms early. All age groups face challenges speaking with their primary care physicians about...
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