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New Guide Helps Gay and Lesbian Elders Safeguard Rights

The National Center for Lesbian Rights has published a manual to help lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) elders ...

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New Rules Make It More Difficult to Get a Reverse Mortgage

The federal government has tightened the rules regarding reverse mortgages, making it harder for some seniors to get these types of mortgages and reducing the amount of their home’s value that they can tap.

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47 Secret Veterans' Benefits for Seniors

Many veterans don't realize all the benefits available to them.

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New Approach Reduces Unwanted Medical Treatments at End of Life

Nursing home patients are less likely to be subjected to unwanted medical interventions or hospitalizations under a program ...

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Pennsylvania Nurse Charged With Assisting in Father's Suicide

In a case being closely watched by baby boomers throughout the country caring for aging parents, a Pennsylvania nurse has been charged with helping her 93-year-old father commit suicide.

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Pennsylvania Woman Acquitted of Assisted Suicide Charges

A Pennsylvania judge has dismissed assisted suicide charges against a woman who was arrested after handing her 93-year-old father a bottle of morphine.

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New Yorker Cartoonist Lauds Elder Law Profession in Interviews About Her Book

The popular New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast has created a graphic memoir of coping with her parents' final years, titled "Can't We...

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How a Guardian Is Appointed

No one wants to see a loved one become unable to make decisions for him or herself.If this happens, however, the court may appoint a substitute...

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