What are Options When I Can’t Live on My Own?
Here are a few options to consider when you can no longer live alone.
What Do I Need to ‘Age in Place’?
Home modification is the official term (from the Americans with Disabilities Act) for renovations and remodels aimed for use by the elderly or the impaired. It means physically changing your home, removing potential hazards, and making it more accessible to continue living in it independently. Bankrate’s recent article entitled “The best home modifications for aging […]
What Helps Create the Best End-Of-Life Plan?
A new study explores how specialized care providers can navigate conversations about end-of-life care and help patients optimize their quality of life and mitigate suffering.
Can End-of-Life Planning Increase Control for Cancer Patients?
An end-of-life program that enables patients with advanced cancer to document their wishes can enhance feelings of life completion, improve relationships with healthcare providers and decrease death-related anxiety, according to a presentation at the 2021 Virtual Association of Community Cancer Centers National Oncology Conference.
What are the Signs of Elder Abuse?
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many older adults are more socially isolated than ever — and thus more vulnerable to being financially victimized.
Taking Care of Dying Parent’s Financial Affairs Can Be Challenging
Dealing with a sick family member is a challenging and emotional time.
What’s a Medicaid Annuity?
It’s not uncommon for older couples to reach a point when nursing home care is needed for one spouse — and the cost isn’t something they were prepared for.
How Does the Caregiver Tax Credit Work?
There are actually several tax credits and deductions available to adult children who help look after their aging parents or other relatives.
What Is Aetna Doing to Help Seniors Age in Place?
America’s biggest health care companies continue to focus on home-based care and aging in place, in 2022. Hopefully other insurers will follow with their plans soon.
Why Should I Have a Living Will?
As a review of terms, a will is a legal document that specifies how a person’s estate should be handled only after that person’s death. A living will has nothing to do with how your “things” like property, money, jewelry, etc. are to be distributed. Unlike a will, it is, in fact, a document that comes into play while you’re still alive.