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The One Promise You Can’t Always Keep

When couples fall in love and get married with vows including “in sickness and in health,” they often pledge many things to one another. Certain promises seem completely reasonable when you are young and healthy, but sometimes … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving from the Farr Law Firm

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How to Enjoy Thanksgiving in a Different Way this Year

Every year, Melissa and her family drive to New Jersey to spend Thanksgiving with her mother, a widow who lives alone. This year, with the kids still playing sports and Melissa and her husband still going into the office … [Read more...]

How the Pandemic has Reshaped the Way We Look at Retirement

Q. My husband and I have been working for nearly 35 years each and are due to retire in the next few years, but things seem uncertain for everyone now. My understanding is that the pandemic has added new challenges to the … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Amazon Introduces Care Hub to Aid in Caring for Aging Loved Ones

Dear Magic, I am a long-distance caregiver for my Aunt Fran. She wants to maintain her independence, but I get worried sometimes about her since I am not there. I could use all the help I could get in finding ways to ensure she … [Read more...]

These Non-Traditional Senior Living Facilities Have Almost No Coronavirus Cases

On a recent afternoon, Ruth Deardorff, 97, sat by the orchids and other potted flowers that she had chosen to line the windowsill of her room. After decades of gardening and growing flowers in the yard of her suburban home, she … [Read more...]

VA Caregiver Support Program Expansion Begins: What it Means for Veterans and Caregivers

Q. I am a caregiver for my father, a U.S. Navy veteran. He and I recently celebrated Veteran’s Day and my understanding is that it is National Family Caregiver’s Month all through November. In light of these two important … [Read more...]