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Carol Marak

Aging Advocate

Carol Marak, aging alone advocate, columnist, speaker and editor at Seniorcare.com. A former family caregiver, who earned a Fundamentals of Gerontology Certificate from the USC Davis School of Gerontology and writes about personal concerns while growing older.

The lifestyle and concept of aging alone is not new, but in the U.S. more people experience aging at home...

If you’re one of the 30 percent of older adults living alone in the U.S., then you might be one...

A Harvard Health publication proclaims that doctors have learned one of the best remedies for fighting inflammation does reside in...

Seniors face many challenges, they have financial constraints, difficulty finding work, have problems driving and getting around, deal with chronic...

Last year, the Social Security Administration stated that it would require a two-factor authentication for online account users. Initially, they...

A recent survey funded by The SCAN Foundation found close to four in 10 Americans, age 40+, believe Medicare and...

The concept of growing older without household support can be a shocking wake up call. That’s what happened to me...

When planning a loved one’s care, the best advice to receive is “prepare in advance” long before you need help....

Senior living and housing expenses are significant concerns for older individuals when aging alone, and topics like affordable shelter, transportation,...

In the aging process, an older person can adapt and handle the physical and mental challenges of decline if they...

Have you heard of the term Elder Orphan?  It’s a new way of framing categorizing who are aging alone.  I...

How many seniors deal with knee pain and problems? Today in the U.S., joint replacement surgeons perform close to 700,000...

The healthcare industry has recently spotted a new segement in the older adult population. It’s the aging singles who are...

Having friends makes life a lot more fun, enjoyable, and easier to deal with challenges. But as one grows older,...

Helping a loved one through elder care or illness takes a mental and emotional toll on an individual. When caring...

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