Advance planning with a power of attorney before a parent or elderly loved one begins to lose cognitive abilities is the best choice, when possible, for maintaining the autonomy and honoring the choices of the individual.
Assisted living providers might be breaking state and federal laws in refusing to accept Medicaid or in attempting to evict residents without giving them an opportunity to appeal, according to two elder advocacy organizations.
The Medicare Open Enrollment for 2024 is just around the corner. For those in Las Cruces, understanding the available choices during this pivotal time is
Once they retire, many Las Cruces seniors change their spending patterns quite a bit. There’s nothing inherently wrong with this, as long as they remain
It’s no wonder Las Cruces seniors may make poor choices about their healthcare plans, which can be disastrously expensive since the older we get. Access
Despite some technical issues with online submissions, officials are encouraging applications for payouts connected to historic legislation aimed at helping veterans exposed to toxic substances during their military service before an important deadline passes.
The sooner someone facing a dementia diagnosis begins plans for their future care and financial decisions, the better it will be for those they love, experts say.
We all want to protect vulnerable people from harm. However, taking away all their rights usually isn’t the place to start. Instead, there are several less severe options that could be the right way to go.