Top Family Caregivers’ and Senior Resources for COVID-19

May 7, 2020

Identifying where to turn for the latest, most reliable information about COVID-19, particularly as it relates to the elderly and those who provide care assistance for them, is crucial – and complicated. With so many resources and differing viewpoints on this extraordinary topic, we want to help make it simpler to find what you need by sharing the following list of trusted senior resources. COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults: The CDC’s COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults web page includes a wealth of important information, including assistance with calculating who is at higher risk, signs and symptoms, tips on how to take care of yourself, a checklist for the household, stress and anxiety coping strategies, and so much more. [Read More...]

The Emotional Issue of Money and Long Term Care Management

April 22, 2020

Family financial matters tend to be a forbidden topic, as well as the root of a variety of arguments, enhanced emotions, and misunderstandings. And for a lot of today’s older adults, who maintain a “Depression mentality” from years of saving for a rainy day and learning to “waste not, want not,” it may be difficult for them to grant access to personal finances to adult children, and to recognize the need to spend some of those personal finances on long-term care management. [Read More...]

5 Tips to Assist in Protecting Elderly Parents’ Finances

December 5, 2019

A senior woman with her daughter online purchasing together One of the toughest struggles  and care for seniors is acknowledging the necessity for help with financial matters. Personal finances are both extremely personal and a representation of our independence, and adult children especially can often be met with opposition when stepping into the financial arena with their senior parents. [Read More...]

Home Safety and Modifications for Aging at Home

July 5, 2017

Modification Do you have an elderly loved one that wants to stay home in their later years? You probably think its impossible for them to stay home and be safe. But home modifications are easier than ever and more elderly people are able to stay home as opposed to other living situations such as assisted living, or a nursing home. [Read More...]