ARTICLES

Article: Fast-Forward: Take Control of the Rest of Your Life

This is an excerpt from a Next Avenue article. Read the full article here. One of the hardest parts about aging is preparing for it. That's why most of us haven't. If you were to ask around, one out of three of us don’t even know who would take care of us should we...

Article: Can Care Robots Improve Quality Of Life As We Age?

This is an excerpt from a Forbes Article. Read the full article here. This year's Consumer Electronics Show was rife with the announcement of new and improved robots. With names like Lovot, Pillo, Paro, Moflin, and Qoobo (all real), there is a growing class of robots...

When Should You Be the ‘Bad Guy’ With Your Parents?

These five situations require you to intervene on their behalf Editor’s note: This is the fourth in the Next Avenue “When Should You…” series on aging milestones for parents or loved ones. With our partners at the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, we will address...

New Report Finds Lack of Support for Family Caregivers

Family caregivers for adults 65 and older are stressed, isolated and and often suffering financially. With the aging of the boomer population, many more family members and friends will be needed to care for them in America in coming years. And yet fewer of those helpers will exist.

Blog: 20 Questions to Ask Your Parents

We care for our parents every day, in the most intimate of ways. But how well do we really know them? Our parents are the most familiar people in the world but also, sometimes, the most mysterious. Who are they as a person? What were they like when they were growing...

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