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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Top 10 Ways to Find and Create Quality Caregiver Respite

An Ann Arbor area expert explains why caregiver respite is so critical – and how caregivers can make it happen, especially when caring for aging parents.
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Elderly People Need Help at Home but Often Don’t Get It, Study Says

Aging in place doesn't mean without assistance, and a new study from John Hopkins University makes it clear elderly people need help at home.
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How to Avoid Grandparent Scams Targeting Seniors

Aging parents in southeast Michigan are at high risk for online and telephone scams that target older people. Here's how to avoid so-called grandparent scams.
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How Telemedicine for Seniors Helps With Health Care

Virtual appointments with health care providers can help seniors manage health care. It's called telemedicine for seniors. Is it right for your aging parent?
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Improving Driving Skills in Senior Citizens

Your aging parent's driving days don't have to end at the first sign of issues. Consider these expert tips on improving driving skills in senior citizens.

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