Business of boomers blog

Post same-sex marriage, elderly gay Americans still face challenges

When the Supreme Court decision affirming gay marriage extended rights to all married couples, it seemed there had never been ...
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National poll reveals that doctors need help with end-of-life conversations with clients

Medicare is now covering end-of-life conversations between doctors and patients but there have been a few wrinkles. A news story ...
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Recent study shows private nursing home care approaching $100k per annum

As an elder law attorney, I advise my clients about the wisdom of planning for their post-retirement years. A recent ...
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California End-of-Life option not a simple process

As of June, Californians have access to aid-in-dying methods in theory if not exactly in practice. California’s End-of-Life Option Act ...
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Looming care crisis too big to avoid

For decades state and local governments have shied away from dealing with long-term care for seniors because of the eye-popping ...
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Tracking devices for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients successful

In recent years police and hospital alerts for missing patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s have become depressingly commonplace. These confused, ...
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Care maps a boon for caregivers

In the toolbox of family caregivers, a new addition is turning heads. They’re called Care Maps and a new video ...
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Aging-in-place retirement centres increasing in popularity

You’re never just young and then suddenly old. Aging is a gradual process moving at an imperceptible pace until one ...
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Uber finds its talent pool: your parents

The next time you hail an Uber ride on your phone, the driver that shows up may look more like ...
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Downsizing life includes smaller pets

As we get older, we downsize. Trade in the mini-van for a mid-sized car or move into a smaller house ...
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