How Do Assisted Living Communities Accommodate Couples?

You parents promised to be with each other in sickness and in health. Now your mom has Alzheimer’s and needs memory care, but your dad, who is still playing golf every Wednesday, doesn’t want to....

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How Couples Can Live Happily Ever After in Assisted Living

Ruth and Henry met as graduate students in the German department at Cornell University in 1964. He was studying German literature with minors in philosophy and linguistics and she Germanic....

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How Do I Deal with the Guilt of Moving My Parent to Assisted Living?

As your parents age, there are a lot of emotions you’ll probably experience. Maybe you feel resentment toward siblings who are not helping provide care. Perhaps you feel lonely because the longer....

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Finding the Right Assisted Living for Mom

Michelle Branco knew that, as an only child, she and her husband, Ken, would be the ones to take on the caregiving responsibilities for her mom, Marie Munger, after her dad passed in June 2018.

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