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How Senior Employment Has a Positive Impact on Longevity

How Senior Employment Has a Positive Impact on Longevity

By | Longevity | No Comments

Did you know that in 10 years, more people in the U.S. will be 60 and older than those who are under 16 years old? As more people age, they’re looking at what’s being called an encore career – older employees in the workforce who work with passion and purpose, and for a paycheck. A key part of this career is giving back to others and doing something that interests you.

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Family Caregiving versus Professional Caregiving: Which Should I Choose?

Family Caregiving Versus Professional Caregiving For Elders: Which Should I Choose?

By | Geriatric Care Manager, Home Health Care, Home Modification and Medical Equipment | No Comments

If you have aging parents who need care, you might be wondering if family caregiving is the best option to take care of your loved ones.  It’s a tough choice to make — you’re trying to provide the best quality care possible while also balancing you and your family’s needs.  Learn more about family caregiving versus professional caregivers for the elders in order to make the best choice for your loved one. 

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Living Your Legacy: Embracing the Longevity Bonus

Live Your Legacy: Embracing the Longevity Bonus

By | Legacy and Philanthropy | No Comments

Have you thought about how you will be remembered by generations to come?  Most people believe that legacy is something you leave when you pass – something that gets laid out somehow in the instructions in a will.  We define legacy as the stories you create and tell while you’re here on this earth, sharing the journey with those that you care about.  The belief is that you get to “live” a legacy rather than “leave” a legacy. As a bonus, we each get to have a hand in choosing what that legacy will be.  

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Examining the Relationship with Adult Children: How to Age Well Together

Examining the Relationship with Adult Children: How to Age Well Together

By | Longevity | No Comments

If you are the adult child of an aging parent, we understand how difficult that relationship can be for both of you. While it is a stressful and ever changing time in your lives, it is important for adult children to understand what is needed for the longevity of their senior parents and how they can help them live a long and fulfilling life. Now is the time to take an active role in the lives of your aging parents, which includes helping them maintain their mental and physical health and wellbeing in their senior years.

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How to Treat Depression and Anxiety in Seniors

How to Treat Depression and Anxiety in Seniors

By | Health and Wellness | No Comments

Depression and anxiety in seniors share common disorder symptoms. Adding to the medley of healthcare factors our individualities, family histories and biological genetics present challenges when making senior mental illness decisions. The demands for healthcare can be overwhelming when it comes to making the right decision for both the senior and the supportive family members. Read More

The 5 Pillars of Longevity: What You Need to Know  

The 5 Pillars of Longevity: What You Need to Know  

By | Elder Law and Estate Planning, Geriatric Care Manager, Home Health Care, Retirement Planning, Senior Moving and Relocation | No Comments

For the first time in human history, we have a greater percentage of the global population over age 65 than under the age of 5. While life expectancy based on medical history has thus far been a primary factor in determining potential for longevity, as we move away from traditional institutional care into community/ home-based care, there will be more emphasis on the Five Pillars of Longevity, as they relate to long term care.

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Elderly and Technology: Aging in a Connected World

Elderly and Technology: Aging and Longevity in a Connected World

By | Technology | No Comments

Today’s high tech world has changed the way we live; from transportation to food and everything in between, there’s an app for that.  However, when it comes to aging, there’s no “app for that!” While aging is inevitable, thanks to technological advances and improved access to better health care, countless seniors have been able to remain healthy, independent and happy as a result. Read More

Elder Law: The Government Programs You're Missing Out On (and Qualified for)

The Government Programs You’re Missing Out On (and Qualified for)

By | Elder Law and Estate Planning | No Comments

Last year was filled with turbulence for seniors and family caregivers. The House of Representatives passed the RAISE Act offering help and support for elderly families. For many, the cost of caring for our loved ones carry unexpected emotional burdens and financial surprises. Costs are only expected to increase along with the out-of-pocket expenses that could jeopardize the quality of senior health care. Read More