Source: The Ledger The cost of a child’s college tuition is planned for long before the first dollar is forked over. But, the cost of senior care – either for ourselves or aging parents – is often on the backburner. It hits home for thousands of Americans, too often, after a crisis. A much-cited statistic…

Source: Newswise With today’s longer lifespans, increasing numbers of adult children find themselves caring for their aging and/or ill parents. Adult siblings frequently work together to manage parental care, and many encounter additional stress and complications because of this new partnership. In a new study featured in the National Communication Association’s Journal of Applied Communication Research, authors…

Source: Forbes Adult children find it difficult to have the “money talk” with aging parents because they feel it is not their place. However, it is extremely important to have this conversation in order to protect family assets, eliminate unnecessary administrative difficulties and minimize potential disputes with family members before it is too late. Read…

Source: US News It’s the leading cause of permanent vision loss for Americans, but a condition called age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may be going undiagnosed too often, new research suggests. The new study involved 644 people aged 60 and older who were found to have normal eye health in their most recent examination by either a…

Source: Yahoo Finance For many years, Andrea Rotondo’s parents took care of each other. Her father, who had used a wheelchair since 1987 because of bad knees from his military service, organized the household. For a while, he covered up the fact that his wife was slipping into dementia. But once he suffered a serious health…

Source: US News | Kaiser Health News Democrats and President Donald Trump disagree over funding the Affordable Care Act’s cost-sharing reductions for low-income marketplace customers. Congress must pass a bill this week to keep most of the government running beyond Friday, when a government spending bill runs out. It won’t be easy. The debate over a…