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Warn Senior Loved Ones About Fake IRS Calls

October 17, 2015 — Your elderly parent receives a threatening phone call, voice mail, email, or official-looking letter that claims to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The agent says that your loved one owes back taxes, and must pay right away or go to jail. That can be a frightening moment, and it’s happening to more and... Read More

Learning About Hospice Should Begin Long Before You Are Sick

October 15, 2015 — By Caroline E. Mayer, Kaiser Health News As a consultant who counsels families on end-of-life care management, Johanna Turner often shares the story of her mother’s final days 21 years ago. Thanks to the skilled and loving care provided by a local hospice, Turner was able to keep her promise to let her mother die... Read More