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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Great Senior Discounts in Michigan

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Watching Out for Aging Parents During the Holiday Season

As you and your kids are visiting with your mom and dad, here's what to watch for when it comes to your aging parents during the holiday season.

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