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8 Warning Signs of Health Problems in Your Aging Parents

8 Warning Signs of Health Problems in Your Aging Parents

This article originally appeared on Black Health Matters. As your parents get older, how can you be sure they’re taking care of themselves and staying healthy? When you visit your aging parents, start by considering these questions: 1. Are your parents able to take...
Tips on Dementia Caregiving in the COVID-19 Outbreak

Tips on Dementia Caregiving in the COVID-19 Outbreak

by Liz Seegert. This article originally appeared on Next Avenue. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia is hard enough during normal times. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect communities around the U.S., though, it’s not surprising that...
Hidden and Buried and Locked

Hidden and Buried and Locked

by Cynthia McCormick. This article originally appeared in the Cape Cod Times. When Cape snowbird Marie Seufert tells people in her Florida retirement community that she’s a widow, they sometimes ask when her husband died. “I say, ’No, it was my wife,” said Seufert,...