Monday May 29th 2017

The scariest part about ageing is the added costs | Teresa Wiltz

Elder care is a booming business, but someone has to pay. Seniors and their children shouldn’t have to go bankrupt for careMy grandmother was about as Old School as you can get. She was a true Southern lady, a clubwoman who was all about decorum and propriety, and as such, wasn’t a fan of new-fangled ways. (She wasn’t such a fan of Jim Crow, either, but hey, we all live with our contradictions.) I always got the feeling that given her druthers, she’d go back in time, not forward. So it didn’t really come as a surprise when, on 1 January 2000, at age 92, while sitting at the dinner table, my grandmother lowered her head to her chest and quietly left us. I like to think that this was her choice, that she took a look at the upcoming millennium and said “eh, no, thanks”. I know now that my gra…

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The scariest part about ageing is the added costs | Teresa Wiltz

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