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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

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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

Retirement Income Planning: How to Prevent Outliving Your Income

Retirement Income Planning: How to Prevent Outliving Your Fixed Income

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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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