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With the help of a well thought-out savings plan, grandparents can help their grandchildren avoid college debt and get off to a more financially secure start.

Younger generations are surprisingly insightful when it comes to handling their elders’ dementia-related behaviors. See what techniques this teenager uses while visiting his grandmother, who has Alzheimer’s disease.

Forging relationships with little ones is exciting and rewarding. Grandchildren can spark a deeper connection with our own parents and grandparents—even those who may no longer be with us.

An in-law suite can provide safety and support for older family members while preserving everyone's privacy. A multigenerational household may seem convenient, but there are many factors to consider before moving to a larger home or building an addition.

To celebrate our elders’ sage advice, we asked AgingCare.com members to share the most memorable lessons they've received from their grandparents.

Family dynamics and geography may have changed, but older generations still have much to offer their adult children and grandchildren.

My grandchildren have adopted a refreshing way of handling the effects of their grandfather's Alzheimer's disease.

It may surprise people to know that there are a significant number of young people barely out of their teens who have become caregivers for their grandparents. Many grandchildren caring for their grandparents come up against obstacles that are quite overwhelming for people so young.

Having a grandparent with Alzheimer's can be scary and confusing for children. Here's how to help them understand the changes because of Alzheimer’s or dementia to Grandma or Grandpa.

Alzheimer's disease impacts every member of the family. How do parents go about explaining a grandparent's Alzheimer's disease to children?

Your children, at whatever age, may be an mportant addition to your caregiving team. Here is how caregivers can bring in their children to help care for an elderly parent.