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How to talk with an aging parent about driving

September 24, 2012

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by Cynthia J. Fagyas —  Americans of all ages love their cars. Cars give us mobility and freedom, as well as a sense of safety, privacy, convenience and comfort. In many communities, a car is essential because there are few or no alternative forms of transportation. However, physical changes associated with aging, such as reduction […]

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Signs indicating seniors need assistance

February 25, 2012

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by Kim McCreery —  Inevitably, there will come a time for the vast majority of us when we can no longer maintain healthy and safe lives without the assistance of outside help. And more often than not, the real issue is about the loss of independence. For many seniors, accepting outside help is a scary […]

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