It’s a quandary many families face: Mom and Dad, now retired, need more money to live on and want to remain in their home but are wary about signing up for a traditional reverse mortgage with a bank. (Yesterday, the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a cautionary report on these loans and their advertising.)
Kidney disease has an infamous reputation for sneaking up on us with very little warning. Twenty-six million American adults have kidney disease and most of them don’t know it. In its early stages, the disease has no symptoms. I was fortunate enough to get my kidney disease diagnosed early, which is the first step in halting its progression. Stopping it in its tracks also lowers your risk for heart disease and stroke.
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Why this long-term care expert opposes Ezekiel Emanuel's view
When a spouse, parent or other loved one has dementia, their ability to make reasoned choices might vary from one day to the next. Family members may be used to stepping in when the topic involves finances or medical care. But what about sex? A recent court case in Iowa raised serious issues around the …