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How do I know when to consider placing my 96-year-old mother into a care facility? And how do I find the right place?

Question: I am the caregiver to my 96-year-old mother. She goes to adult daycare most week days but on the weekends, evenings, and days she won't go,¬†she is difficult, often very confused and can be very demanding. I have two teenage daughters; taking care of my mother is all they have ever known. My husband…

If Your Senior Won't Let Go...

Getting rid of stuff is actually a two-step process: sorting and deciding, on the one hand, and disposing on the other. That's according to University of Kansas Professor Dr. David Ekerdt, who is coordinating a "household moves" project to determine the role that possessions play in older people's housing decisions. But convincing seniors can be a challenge.

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