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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

Retirement Income Planning: How to Prevent Outliving Your Income

Retirement Income Planning: How to Prevent Outliving Your Fixed Income

By | Retirement Planning | No Comments

When we are young and able to work a full-time job, we depend on our weekly earnings to pay for our living expenses. All of this will change quickly, though, as soon as we retire from our career. The weekly paychecks stop coming in, but unfortunately the expenses don’t. That’s why it is important to have a plan in place and begin retirement income planning now to insure you don’t outlive your income as you get older.

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Why You Need to Plan for Longevity Now

Why You Need a Longevity Plan Now

By | Elder Law and Estate Planning, Health and Wellness, Home Health Care, Retirement Planning, Senior Housing | No Comments

Are you concerned about having enough income to meet your needs during retirement? Or are you taking care of a loved one and responsible for his or her financial and health care needs? If so, you might feel overwhelmed with all of the choices and options available to you. Researching,  creating a longevity plan, and asking the right questions takes a lot of time and energy. However, it’s important to begin the process now so you have a longevity plan in place and make the right choices when the need arises. Read More

How home care modifications help seniors age in place

How Home Care and Modifications Help Seniors Age in Place  

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

If you’re an older adult with mobility or health issues, you might be wondering if you can continue living in your current home. Or maybe you’re concerned about your aging parents’ safety and health while they’re living in their home. Instead of moving to a nursing home or assisted living facility, there are options that may allow you to age in place, remain independent and stay your healthiest. Read More

the ultimate guide to senior housing and transition

The Ultimate Guide to Senior Housing and Transition

By | Senior Living Placement Specialist, Senior Moving and Relocation, Senior Real Estate Specialist | No Comments

Although no one wants the time to come, it is important to recognize the signs that your aging parent may no longer be able to safely and independently live alone. This can be a very overwhelming realization for your family. Moving can be stressful for anyone; but making this transition from a long-time home into senior housing communities or  an assisted living residences, is a life-changing experience.  This dramatic life change can be hard for seniors as well as their family members.

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What Are the Qualities of a Good Caregiver?

By | Geriatric Care Manager | No Comments

Each year thousands of families must make the hard decision about the care of an aging relative. While everyone wants the best care possible for their loved one, many people do not know where to begin.  They do not know where to look for help, nor do they understand what caregiver qualities to look for in a caregiver.  It is important that families receive sound advice and work with people they can trust throughout this process.  So what are the qualities of a good caregiver? Let’s take a look. 

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4 Hidden Costs of Family Caregiving

By | Geriatric Care Manager | No Comments

Believe it or not, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving, over 44 million people in the U.S. today are providing care for an aging family member instead of utilizing professional paid family caregiving. Being the caregiver for an older parent takes its toll on families. While these unpaid caregivers think they are saving money by doing it themselves, there are some costs they might not even realize.

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What are the differences between Medicare Part A, B, C and D?

What Are the Differences Between Medicare Parts A, B, C and D?

By | Medicare | No Comments

Seniors work hard throughout their lives hoping to spend their retirement in comfort. Their loved ones want to ensure that everything possible gets done to provide proper care. It’s important to understand all of the things that Medicare Part A, B, C and D cover, and what they don’t.  Look at the potential services that might be required for a senior. Is it clear that Medicare will provide compensation for needed care? No one wants to see their loved one cut off from much needed medical services due to a lack of proper coverage.
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