“Andrea Kline, whose mother, as well as her aunt and uncle, had Alzheimer’s disease, just turned 71 and lives in Boynton Beach, Fla. She’s a retired registered nurse who teaches yoga to seniors at community centers and assisted-living facilities.
“I worry about dementia incessantly: Every little thing that goes wrong, I’m convinced it’s the beginning,” she told me….”
“Being stuck in the middle between aging parents and young adults can be financially draining as you try to care for both, while trying to focus on meeting your own needs and goals.
Parents want the best for their children and many will help them with expenses such a groceries, food and rent. Ideally, that shouldn’t continue forever. The earlier you set boundaries and provide them with the tools they for financial independence, the better off you both will be.
“Alzheimer’s Has an Estimated 10-15 Year Life Expectancy.
The Power of Attorney that a person signs while they are still competent must last and flow with an ever-changing legal and societal environment. They must be so thorough as to attempt to address every possible scenario that might arise both now and in the future. “
“Women who go on to develop type 2 diabetes after having gestational, or pregnancy-related, diabetes are more likely to have particular genetic profiles, suggests an analysis by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The findings provide insight into the genetic factors underlying the risk of type 2 diabetes and may inform strategies for reducing this risk among women who had gestational diabetes.”