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What Will Show Them I Can Take Care of Myself?

There is one argument we hear during so many calls we get at Keeping In Touch Solutions. Mom says she can take care of herself and her daughter thinks she needs help. Each side has their heels dug in and

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How to Treat the Aging Women in Your Family

Have you ever had one of those periods when events came together in just the right way to give you real insight? Well, if you haven’t – pay attention because someday it will happen to you; and if you

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What do Aging Women Have to Look Forward To?

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the number of older women outnumber older men at 25.1 million older women to 19.6 million older men. Most “older” folks don’t need to

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As Mom Ages – Mother/Daughter Roles Reverse

Mothers constantly worry about their children from the time they’re born until they’re grown and beyond. “You feel hot. Are you getting a fever?” “Why is quiet? What are you getting into?”

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What’s the Reason You Keep Secrets from Your Kids?

Recently my 79-year-old neighbor, Grace, was sitting in my kitchen for coffee and a chat. I was a little startled when she leaned in, grinned, and said, “I’m taking tango lessons and none of my kids

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How to Prevent Being Alone from Gnawing Away at Your Sense of Security

“The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven’t changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don’t change at all. And that, of course, causes great

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Do You Have a Village to Support Your Aging Loved Ones?

Have you heard the saying that it takes a village to raise a child? Well, as mom and dad get older, it’s literally taking a village to help aging seniors help themselves, so they can stay in their homes

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How Can You Give Grandma the Perfect Gift?

It was a beautiful pitcher. Cut glass with a lovely grapevine pattern and she was so excited to give it to Grandma for her birthday. You could tell she couldn’t wait to see Grandma’s face when she

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Who’s Your Grandma?

It’s funny how a conversation can center around one particular topic, but no one is talking about the same thing. This came to light the other day when we were talking about grandmas. Who, exactly, do

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