Journalist and speaker Francine Russo, the author of They're Your Parents, Too! How Siblings Can Survive Their Parents' Aging Without Driving Each Other Crazy, covered the boomer beat for Time magazine for nearly a decade and also wrote for The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, Redbook, Family Circle and The Village Voice, where she was a longtime theater critic.
I tried to stay in my big home — but discovered a special joy in making a smaller new one
It wasn't until she died that I came to understand our complicated relationship
Making peace with the fact that you may never get the kind of maternal love you always craved
Caregiving for aging parents can help us adapt our roles from childhood
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas