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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.

Depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses carry deeply rooted stigma forcing people with a mental health challenge to suffer in...

An Aging Matters reader asked, “I would like Information about paying high dental costs. Do people have two dental policies?...

A recent survey funded by The SCAN Foundation found close to four in 10 Americans, age 40+, believe Medicare and...

Health and financial security is a prime concern to seniors. In a survey sponsored by the National Council on Aging,...

Taking on the role of a family caregiver can be confusing and riddled with unfamiliar tasks, assignments, and responsibilities. When...

Most seniors have not saved enough money for retirement much less compiled a carefully thought out plan for the future....

A book that caught my eye, or should say, a book’s title that caught my eye, Your Bodies Many Cries...

There’s a growing concern that seniors in retirement are not actively involved and it puts them at risk for chronic...

What is your mindset about growing older? Do you want to avoid thinking about it for as long as possible?...