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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.

A reader requests, “Many retirees opt to sell their homes and rent apartments.  It would be great to see something...

Are you starting over in a new city where you don’t know anyone? Or thinking about making a move? Or...

A great question to ask when buying something, especially big ticket items, “Is this the best you can do?” It...

My wife, Gina, and I are in year five of owning and running a home care agency, and we’ve experienced...

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...

Do you believe 10,000 steps a day is realistic? I’ve always enjoyed walking outdoors, not on a treadmill. But before...

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