ABOUT THE GUIDE TO HELPING YOUR AGING PARENTS

As their parents get older, moms and dads in the ‘sandwich generation’ face new challenges. In the Metro Parent Guide to Helping Your Aging Parents, you’ll find helpful advice around metro Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan. Navigate housing, health, finances and estate planning, leading an active lifestyle and more.

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