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SIBLING RIVALRY – SOLVING FAMILY DISPUTES WHEN CARING FOR OLDER LOVED ONES

SIBLING RIVALRY – SOLVING FAMILY DISPUTES WHEN CARING FOR OLDER LOVED ONES Family disputes over elderly parents are more common when multiple children are involved. Siblings may be wondering how to protect the money of elderly parents from a financially dependent brother or sister. Relationship tensions may escalate if an...

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BEYOND BINGO: MAKING OLDER ADULT ACTIVITIES MEANINGFUL WITH LIVE STREAMS

BEYOND BINGO: MAKING OLDER ADULT ACTIVITIES MEANINGFUL WITH LIVE STREAMS (from Sixty and Me) My friend and colleague Gloria Hoffner, creator of Science for Seniors, is a one-woman crusade against Bingo in senior living. It’s not that there is no place for it in senior living activities, it’s when it...

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Why Smart Technologies Are a Great Help to the Involved Caregiver

Why Smart Technologies Are a Great Help to the Involved Caregiver MIT AgeLab is conducting a series of surveys to understand changes in public attitudes and behaviors toward smart technologies. As they noted, “The pandemic has served as a propellant accelerating the adoption of devicesand related services perhaps a decade faster...

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First Time Grandparents and a Pandemic-What You Should Know-Charlotte Today

First Time Grandparents When shutdowns began in the United States back in March, there were murmurs of the baby boom that would materialize. All that free time for cohabitating couples surely would result in overflowing maternity units come December, the speculation went. In December we saw the first pandemic babies born....

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