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My Dad Took Out a Reverse Mortgage on His Home

A local mom talks about how her elderly father had to take out a reverse mortgage to cover his necessities – and how this decision has impacted her.

How a Cat Named Max Helped With the Loss of Mom

A local mom tells the story of a cat named Max – a former stray who helped her husband cope when his mom was sick and comforted him after she passed away.

Making the Call of Moving Mom to Assisted Living

A Royal Oak mom reflects back on the difficult decision of moving mom to assisted living – and why it ultimately wound up being the right decision.

A Look at Senior Dating in Metro Detroit

Does your aging mom or dad have a new romantic interest? For the lovebirds' grown children, it can pose some challenges. Here's a closer look at senior dating in metro Detroit.

When My 82-Year-Old Mom Joined Facebook

Is your aging parent heading into the wilds of social media? This Farmington mom reflects on when her mom joined Facebook – and taught her a thing or two.

Checklist for Taking an Emotional Inventory With Your Aging Parents

As your parent ages and may rely on you more, your dynamics will change. Be mindful of taking an emotional inventory with your aging parents.

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.

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.

How Caring for Aging Parents Can Negatively Impact Work

It's a common issue for sandwich generation parents, and a new study backs it up. Here's a look at the toll it takes on parents' work life – and what to do.

Pot Use Rising Among Baby Boomers for Medical Reasons

Cannabis use is rising for some of our aging parents. More boomers are using marijuana now compared to 10 years ago, a study says – largely for health reasons.

What You Should Know About Selling Your Elderly Parents’ Home

Preparation is key – and early planning in particular can result in less stress later on. Discover advice on selling your elderly parents' home in metro Detroit.

Growing Alzheimer’s Rates Are Epidemic, U-M Neurologist Says

The number of Americans with Alzheimer's disease is expected to rise 138 percent by 2050. That has some saying Alzheimer's rates are epidemic.
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