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It is important for seniors to remain active. So, senior transportation options are essential. Isolation can lead to loneliness, and...

When someone tells you it’s time to call hospice for someone you love, it’s one of the toughest bits of...

Have you considered adopting a shelter dog month? It’s by far the kindest thing people can do for dogs, the health benefits...

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

Helping Your Aging Parent Remain Safe at Home Whether you live near your aging parents or across the country from...

The idiom “it’s like Greek to me” is commonly used to express when someone is having difficulty understanding someone or...

Prior to marrying, my husband and I went through a twelve-week premarital counseling course with a psychologist whose main focus...

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

Can you imagine saying goodbye to your mother as you watch her leave your family vacation more than a week...

These days our golden years are radically different from how they were when our parents reached them. People are living...

Why don’t we talk about death? First of all, it’s going to happen to each and every one of us. Yet,...

It’s no secret that I run a Facebook group for people growing older at home. It’s geared to the individuals...

Ideally, you want to ask all of these questions at once so that if your parents don’t have any of...

Last year in Bangkok, I met a very happy couple. She was 59, and he was turning 60 in few...

Gardening is one of the best hobbies for older adults, offering sunlight, fresh air, and a healthy dose of physical...

Are you worried about your mother falling at home?  When it comes to older adults, the home is a real danger...

In surveys, the overwhelming majority of seniors express a preference for aging in place. But as we grow older, physical...

Do I Need a Cane? Find Out Now by Answering 7 Questions Do I need a cane? Well, the answer...

Baseball great Leroy Satchel Paige asserted that age is a question of mind over matter. “If you don’t mind,” he...

In spending time with loved ones with dementia, you may find yourself wanting to explore new ways to document or...

The resurgence of knitting has been one of the more surprising trends of the past few years. Despite its old-fashioned...

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Barbara Bates Sedoric
Lasting Matters Author

Barbara Bates Sedoric, President and Founder of LastingMatters and Author of The LastingMatters Organizer, gained her comprehensive and sensitive understanding of the importance of end of life directives during her career in estates and trusts where she helped grieving family members compile this type of information. She comes from three generations of financial advisors. Barb is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Connecticut College and lives with her husband Tom and family in Rye, N.H.  The LastingMatters Organizer can be purchased on www.LastingMatters.com.

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