WHY CREATING A LONG TERM CARE PLAN TO AGE WELL PUTS YOU IN CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE?
When families find me it’s usually at a time when they are desperate. A family member has fallen who they care about, or perhaps it’s even themselves. The warning signs that it was time for a change in living conditions had been flashing for a while, only to be ignored. “I’ll stop falling. I can […]
ATTENTION Veterans and Spouses! Uncle Sam Has Money to Give You!
Often when doing a care consultation with families, I get to the dreaded question I ask with trepidation. Has your family discussed how you’ll pay for your dad’s care? It’s not a Medicare benefit, although I often get the question, “How much does Medicare contribute?” Zero. One hundred percent of the time it’s zero. After […]
Critical Documents – Critical Planning Today for Peace of Mind Tomorrow
We make a list before going to the grocery store. The grocery list becomes our critical document before heading to the store. We make a list before packing and going on a vacation. The packing list becomes our critical document before embarking on the journey. We follow a recipe when we want the dish to […]
Headed Home for the Holidays? Ensuring Your Aging Loved Ones are Safe & Well Cared For!
Bags packed and headed home for the holidays this year? Many will be flying or driving the miles to visit family and old friends this holiday season. But how long has it been since you’ve seen your aging loved ones? If you are visiting an aging adult for the holidays and haven’t seen them for […]
Senior Care during the Pandemic
The global pandemic has turned the way we have traditionally done business on its head. Looking for skilled nursing, assisted living, in-home care or memory care for an aging loved one during these uncertain times is no exception. Finding safe and appropriate care settings for a senior needing anything from acute rehabilitation to long-term placement […]