How to talk to a loved one about their health

How to talk to a loved one about their health

To tactfully broach conversations about a loved one’s physical and mental health, experts recommend affirming their autonomy, validating their hesitancy with the health care system, and avoiding shame and blame. While we can’t change others’ behavior, we can encourage...
The staggering, exhausting, invisible costs of caring for America’s elderly

The staggering, exhausting, invisible costs of caring for America’s elderly

Some older adults have diligently prepared for their future. They purchased long-term care insurance when it was still affordable, then paid the premiums each month, even as they continued to rise. This is not the norm. Many adults have no plan at all, or assume that...