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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.

Nearly ninety percent of the senior citizens across the U.S. prefer to age in place and grow old at home....

Last week’s column discussed telephone fraudsters and other senior scams to watch out for, especially this time of year. Unfortunately,...

A social friendship builds inclusion and connection. One of the paths to healthy aging includes connecting with peers and building...

My friend and colleague, Elizabeth B. Miller, founder of HappyHealthyCaregiver.com, cared for her aging parents and mother-in-law. The experience inspired...

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

This week at the Aging Well Conference in Arlington, I was invited to speak on the critical topic, The Decisions...

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

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

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