Month: November 2015

How Stigma and Discrimination Impact the Aging Journey for those Living with HIV

November 30th, 2015

Back in the 1980’s being diagnosed with HIV was basically like being given a death sentence. Fortunately, with advancements in medication most individuals are living fairly healthy and long lives. HIV is now considered more of a chronic disease. Despite …

Elder Orphans: Who will take care of those who have nobody?

November 16th, 2015

Despite believing wholeheartedly that getting older is not all that bad one of the things that scares me is being alone and isolated. I can’t imagine that happening since I have 2 kids who, if I’ve done my job, will …

How to organize financial, personal and medical information on behalf of an aging relative

November 9th, 2015

It is very difficult to get all of the information we need to make the right decisions on behalf or with our aging relatives. How do we organize finances? Manage investments? Gather medical information?  Organize personal appointments? This week’s guest …

How to Talk about Money and Legal Planning with Aging Relatives

November 2nd, 2015

Most families are unprepared for aging. Sure, we all know our parents are getting older, but do we really understand how their aging process can impact us as a family or as an individual? This week’s guest on Caregiver’s Circle, …

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