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8 Things To Do For Unplanned Situations In Your Aging Years

There’s no escaping the reality that we’re all living longer—or perhaps, dying longer.

7 different ways to pay for assisted living or memory care in Ottawa

Assets and income streams that can help cover your parents’ monthly living expenses while they’re living in an Ottawa area retirement community.

Should my grieving parent move?

You’ve lost one aging parent and now you’re not sure whether the other one can live safely on their own. Should they move? Some things to consider.

My parent doesn’t want to live with people their own age

It’s not uncommon for people well into their 80s or even 90s to refuse to move to a senior living community because they “don’t want to live with old people”. Find out why they might be saying this and how you can respond.

10 things you can do to lower your risk of getting dementia

Can you name 10 things you can do to reduce your risk of developing dementia?

Pointers on sharing the life story of your parent with dementia

Your mom or dad has dementia and you’re concerned that if they move to a retirement home, they’ll be a stranger to the staff there. 

What to Take to a Memory Care Unit: 7 Things to Consider

If your parent with dementia is moving to a memory care unit, they won’t be able to take a lot with them. Here’s advice on what to pack. 

Helping a parent with dementia settle into memory care

You’re planning to move your parent with dementia to a memory care unit at a retirement community, but you’re worried that they’ll have a hard time adapting to their new home. In fact, you’re beginning to have second thoughts about whether you should go ahead with the move at all.

Thinking of getting your aging parents to move in with you?

Your aging parents are running into health issues. They’re living on their own, and you’re concerned about their safety.

Why Paying a Downsizing Expert Can Be Worth the Investment

People who help their downsizing parents shed some of their possessions are often caught off guard by how huge a task it can be.