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It’s a brave new world of social media – and you can be in it

  Howard Cox, 89, couldn’t think of any good reason to sign on to Facebook.  Now he checks regularly. Mary […]

Coping with loved ones who may wander

By MARY JACOBS Special Contributor About 3 out of 5 people with Alzheimer’s disease will wander and get lost at […]

Pearls of Wisdom: Seniors share advice for living

By MARY JACOBS Special Contributor Karl Pillemer is a little embarrassed he didn’t dream up the idea sooner. As a […]

Are Mom and Dad Really “Fine”? How to Find Out When You Live Far Away

Things can get complicated when you’re caring for a loved one who lives in another city. Your first challenge: figuring […]

Is helping adult children good for them?

The Dallas Morning News/Published May 13, 2013     Last summer, my 23-year-old son announced he was heading to California […]

How to manage doctors’ visits from far away

 Mona Reeder/Staff Photographer Dr. Mitch Carroll is an internist who focuses on older patients. He offers tips on keeping adult […]

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