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  1. "Help Me Grandma!" Scam


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    Shame on criminals. A sadly popular scam involves a late night phone call jarring sleep with a plaintive plea for help. A grandson or granddaughter has been arrested or involved in an accident. They…

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    • "I do as much a I can do"


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      Two ailing people, not enough time.

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      • "You're Not My Parent!" Handling Difficult Talks


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        Are you struggling with raising a difficult topic with your parent? Don’t underestimate the importance of selecting the right person to discuss delicate issues with your aging parent. Marguerite…

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        • 1-Clutter-But I Might Use It Again


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          Learning to say no to clutter. If you're not using it, you don't need it, so get rid of it.

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          • 1-Talking to Your Doctor-Your First Visit


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            Dr John Voytas, M.D. Fellowship Program Director, Geriatric Medicine at Beaumont Hospitals, discusses what he asks his patients to bring with them on their first visit.

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              Thank you to Virginia and her family for sharing this special day. UPDATE: Virginia passed away peacefully on January 9th, 2012 at the age of 101. She is survived by a countless number of family…

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              • A Tribute to Betty White


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                This year JGI presented Betty White with the 2009 Jane Goodall Institute Global Leadership Award for Lifetime Achievement. A lifetime animal lover, Betty has established herself as a champion for…

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                • AARP's Tom Nelson Trumpets "CreatetheGood"


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                  Tom Nelson, AARP's Chief Operating Officer, sat down with Graceful Aging Host Gregory Bator in Chicago at the Aging in America Conference. Tom Nelson is passionate on how all of can take 5 minutes…

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                  • Addiction Help Without Harm


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                    Confronting addiction issues can make your blood boil. Emotional reactions tied to a good purpose of trying to help can lead to disastrous consequences. Juan Harris, an addiction counselor, describes…

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                    • Addiction Intervention Techniques


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                      Approaching an addiction problem with older adults is a delicate process. Denial is part of the illness and forms an obstacle to communication. Overcoming this obstacle is the subject of Addiction…

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                      • Addiction: Do I Have a Problem?


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                        Addiction issues can be noticed when individuals attempt to control their own misuse. In older adults, addiction problems can be masked by illnesses more common with aging. Friends and families…

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                        • Addiction: What Can I Do With My Problem?


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                          Choosing the right person to seek out help is a critical first step. How you raise the topic and what advice do you seek are equally critical elements. Juan Harris, a skilled addiction counselor,…

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