Fostering Connections Between Young and Old

June 5th, 2018

A new report on intergenerational programs calls for shared spaces to help combat isolation among the elderly.

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How to Age Well and Stay in Your Home

May 21st, 2018

Don’t wait for a crisis like a broken hip to modify your home.

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No Luck Finding the Right Nursing Home? Maybe Yelp Can Help

May 11th, 2018

Every tool used to rate nursing homes is flawed, particularly the federal government’s. But online reviews by consumers can help alert families to shortcomings.

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The New Retirement: Near the Kids

May 4th, 2018

As America’s population ages, senior communities are being built in less traditional places: the cities where seniors’ children live.

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Retirement Communities Look to the Future

May 4th, 2018

As the American population ages, more facilities are being built in places where younger people live, so they can more easily care for their parents.

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Wheelchairs Prohibited in the Last Place You’d Expect

April 30th, 2018

Citing state laws, assisted living facilities often turn away residents in wheelchairs. A lawsuit in New York seeks to end the practice.

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How to Talk About Moving to a Retirement Home: ‘It’s a Journey’

April 27th, 2018

Having a conversation about moving — whether it’s with a relative, even a spouse — brings up lots of anxiety. Here’s how to go about it.

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Inside Milan’s Opulent Retirement Home for Musicians

April 11th, 2018

Each year, Casa Verdi is inundated with applications from artists who want to live their twilight years in a neo-Gothic mansion surrounded by instruments.

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Single? No Kids? Don’t Fret: How to Plan Care in Your Later Years

March 23rd, 2018

Older Americans without children to lean on have to make arrangements while they are independent and healthy.

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7 Ways to Judge a Retirement Community’s Financial Health

March 9th, 2018

Continuing care retirement communities promise lifetime care but ask for a lot of your money up front. Here are tips for figuring out if one is financially stable.

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