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November elder care book signing events

  Senior Care will be front and center in the coming months as federal and state lawmakers grapple with how to reign in long-term care costs for senior citizens. I will discuss the economic and political trends that will affect

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Join Cynthia for a book signing

I will  read from and sign copies of my book, “Who Will Take Care of Mom? A Guide for Family Managed Senior Care” at Resurrection Catholic Church, 4910 N. Woodlawn Road, in Bel Aire, KS on Saturday October 6 from

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With long term care industry shrinking, could assisted living be next?

By Cynthia Wilson For months now I’ve been hearing that the long term care insurance industry is shrinking. Although long term care insurance is billed as a must-have to help protect senior citizens pay for  extended care services, such as

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Who Will Take Care of Mom? A book launch

I spent the summer writing a book  about what it has been like taking care of my mother. It’s been 13 years and counting since I moved mom into my home. Many of my friends and family have recently begun

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Voting is more important than ever for seniors

By Cynthia Wilson I took mom to vote yesterday. This cherished act is something a lot of seniors didn’t get to do this primarily election season for reasons ranging from an illness or disability to new voter identification laws that

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A Mother’s Day tribute to my hero

By Cynthia Wilson Why does your mother live with you? I get that question a lot.  I usually tell folks it’s because she’s blind and has some other health issues. Here are  some other reasons I never mention. I owe

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Some help for people who suffer from incontinence


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Protect aging parents and elderly from acquaintance theft

During a recent walk around their neighborhood my sister-in-law’s mother and her  home health aide made an unscheduled stop at the bank to withdraw $300. When they returned the home attendant told my sister-in-law that her mother had gotten away

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Elder care first year lessons

I was naïve when I moved my mother into my home. I honestly thought that moving a senior person to live with me would be like having a roommate, with just a little more needs.

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