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Our Parents' Keepers

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Our Parents' Keepers

Our Parents' Keepers

Our Parents' Keepers

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: Donna Cohen Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Aging & Mental Health, Univ. of South Florida Co-author, Caring for Your Aging Parents (Tarcher/Putnam, 1995) Joan Gruber Certified financial planner specializing in the "mature market" Author, Your Money: It's a Family Affair (Odenwald Press, 1996) Lisa Gwyther Director, Family Support Program Education director, Joseph & Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Duke University They took care of YOU for about 18 years — now the tables are turning. Caring for aging parents is becoming a defining life issue for many Americans. In addition to the medical, legal and financial issues, the shift in balance of the parent-child relationship creates an emotional hurdle. Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at the complex issues adult-children face when we become our parents' keepers...on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.