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June 21st, 2013
07:01 PM ET

Moving in with grandma

Transitioning from depending on parents to taking care of them is a growing problem facing millions of Americans. Nearly four in ten adults in America are caring for an elderly loved one, up almost 10% from just three years ago, according to the Pew Research Center.

For CNN's Morgan Spurlock, this issue is personal. In an upcoming episode of his new show "Inside Man," Spurlock moved in with his 91-year-old grandmother, Tootie.

"I think any time you move in with an old lady, comedy is going to ensue, and that's one of the things I love about this episode," said Spurlock.

"To actually get to go back to West Virginia and move in with my grandmother, was a real highlight," said Spurlock.

This episode talks about nursing facilities, end of life options, and problems such as dementia.

"Most of us don't plan for it. Most of us think we're going to live forever and have this great healthy life. And it's one of those things you need to start planning as soon as you can for those years, because those final years of your life become incredibly expensive," said Spurlock.

Spurlock's new show "Inside Man" debuts Sunday, June 23, on CNN, the first episode is about medical marijuana.

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