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November 29, 2019 Nov. 29, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been caring for my grandmother for the past eight years. We both h... Read More

November 18, 2019 Nov. 18, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My son is 25 years old with a college degree and an excellent job. The sad thing is, he ... Read More

Nurse Case Scenario Sep. 10, 2019

The Science Advice Goddess

I have to go visit my mom, who's in the hospital in another state. She's really ill. Her boyfriend ... Read More

August 9, 2019 Aug. 09, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I have one surviving parent nearing 90 years old, who until five years ago was able to l... Read More

An Inkling of OCD Jul. 16, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My wife and I are a little concerned about our 30-year-old daughter, "Amber." Every day,... Read More

Balancing Brother's Needs and Limitations Jul. 13, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My older brother is disabled. He was quite functional after he first had a stroke, but d... Read More

Caregiver Survival Guide Jul. 05, 2019

Positive Aging

Full disclosure: Even though I've been obsessed with health issues my entire life, I've never been i... Read More

Getting Clear on What Dad Can Do May. 28, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My 95-year-old father, "Fred," lives on his own, far away from his three children. Until... Read More

The Coming Caregiving Crisis May. 22, 2019

Wellnews

With roughly 8 million middle-class Americans currently over the age of 75, the costs of needed hous... Read More

When Friends Fill Void Left By Family May. 20, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My husband and I moved to another state following our retirements a few years ago. We mo... Read More

Are You a Grandparent? Apr. 19, 2019

Positive Aging

If you are a baby boomer, chances are you are also a grandparent. And the reason I'm so sure about t... Read More

Being a Great Caregiver Apr. 17, 2019

Wellnews

Caring for a spouse with a serious chronic illness often places incredible strain upon a relationshi... Read More

Speak Up and Talk It Out Feb. 24, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My son recently said something that embarrassed me and kept me awake most of the night. ... Read More

You Deserve to Have a Life, Too Feb. 08, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a live-in caregiver for my grandmother, who is in failing health. She has five chil... Read More

Illiteracy in the Old Jan. 16, 2019

Wellnews

Roughly 90 percent of Americans age 65 and older use prescription drugs, with an average 20 prescrip... Read More

Either Be a Model Employee or Get a New Job Nov. 27, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My supervisor rarely states his desires clearly. But if I take the initiative or ask him... Read More

Install a Shower for Easy Handicapped Access Nov. 15, 2018

Here's How

Dear James: My father is coming to live with me, and he is in a wheelchair. I need to remodel the ba... Read More

The Case of the Stress-Filled Shrinking Brain Nov. 02, 2018

C Force

I told myself I needed to move on. I'd covered the issue of stress numerous times in the past, most ... Read More

Suspicious Caregiver Jul. 10, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: "Pete" was a friend of mine. He was 20 years older than I and died at the age of 87. He ... Read More

Hey, I'm Sacrificing Here Aug. 07, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: When my mom's husband died, we moved her from another state to an assisted living facili... Read More