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Dear Carol: I’m an only living child, age 62, and my parents are both in their 90s. It’s becoming increasingly difficult for me to keep up with my parents’ needs even though they are in assisted living. They not only want me to take them to all of their medical appointments, which I want to do, they also want me to attend every event at the facility. When I remind my parents that not only do I work, but that I’m getting older and have health issues of my own, they act surprised and then forget all about it. I feel guilty if I miss anything. How do older caregivers keep up with it all? -  Angie

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