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Carol Marak

Aging Advocate

Carol Marak, aging alone advocate, columnist, speaker and editor at Seniorcare.com. A former family caregiver, who earned a Fundamentals of Gerontology Certificate from the USC Davis School of Gerontology and writes about personal concerns while growing older.

People put a lot of energy into being happy and joyful. I for one seem to obsess about the emotion....

New year resolutions can drive us nuts, especially the ones dealing with exercise. There’s nothing more irritating than setting goals...

Recently, a reader asked, “If you can’t afford to live in a senior care facility, or have family to take...

A few weeks ago, a reader asked, “Can you tell me the differences between a geriatric care manager and a...

Aging happens naturally, but aging well takes careful planning. Take steps to ensure that your financial, living, and medical needs...

The cold and dry season is here and it can leave your skin itchy, red, and irritated. Combat dry winter...

The aging population rapidly increases and between 2015 and 2050, the number of older adults will double from about 12%...

Entertainment is a priority for me, but spending money on it isn’t. So, I’m on a mission to find low-cost...

Since 51 percent of people over 75 live alone, the holidays are a lonely time for many people. AARP says...