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, estate planning, leading an active lifestyle and more.

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Antidepressant Use Among Senior Citizens Has More Than Doubled

More elderly people are on antidepressants but depression rates haven't changed much. Plus, how to keep tabs on your aging parent's medications.
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Aging Parent Falling for Fraud? It Could Be An Alzheimer’s Sign

One study found that falling for scams could be an early sign of Alzheimer's. Find out why and how to tell if your elderly loved one has been a victim of fraud.
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Top Spots to Celebrate Grandparents Day and Month in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Celebrate Grandparents Day on Sept. 8, 2019 – or any time of year! – at one of these fun southeast Michigan family destinations.
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This Deep Brain ‘Zap’ Could Restore Memories for Alzheimer’s Patients

New research shows that electrical stimulation could restore memories in Alzheimer's patients one day. Learn how and find local resources for current caretakers.

Why Intergenerational Learning Works Well for Kids and Seniors

A new trend is finding more schools incorporating senior citizens into classwork. Find out why intergenerational learning is taking off – and its benefits.

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