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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...

If an ambulance should rush to your home are you prepared? In an emergency, all one needs to worry about...

“Growing older isn’t easy.” I hear those words from my friends and family. It’s hard to see them suffer physically,...

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

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

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

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...