June 24, 2012 @ 5:13 PM

More adult women will be considering this option as family decisions are made to address caring for an aging loved one.

By Cynthia Ramnarace

NEW YORK| Wed May 30, 2012 12:37pm EDT

NEW YORK(Reuters) - Recently divorced and with her only child in college, Nancy Wurtzel made a life-changing decision...

She shuttered her public relations business, said goodbye to Los Angeles and moved back to Sauk Center, Minnesota -- the three-stoplight town of her youth -- to care for her mother, who has dementia.

It was not the exciting midlife change Wurtzel, 56, had imagined. But on her last visit, she realized that her 91-year-old mother was unable to cook, had lost weight and could no longer differentiate day from night. She was also ......

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