Is It Important to Have a Power of Attorney?

Is it important to have a poa

While we are alive, we can clearly make our own decisions. Unfortunately, one day you may find yourself in a situation where you cannot make your own decisions. Such situations occur most often in accidents, illnesses (physical or mental) and simple aging situations.

Alexa, How Can You Help Seniors

Alexa how can you help seniors

Amazon has two new programs that integrate Alexa into hospitals and senior living communities, the company announced today.

Will there Be New Federal Funds for Home Care Services for the Elderly?

federal funds for home care

For older people and people with disabilities, solving everyday practical problems can be the difference between being able to live at home or being forced to move to an institution. Sometimes people need help getting dressed or making meals. Sometimes they need help managing medications or shopping for groceries.

What are Some Sure Signs of Dementia?

Dementia signs

It can be scary, to not trust your own mind. That is the betrayal sufferers of dementia feel every day—and there are many of them. “Of those at least 65 years of age, there” are “projected to be nearly 14 million by 2060,” says the CDC.

Should I Ask Mom and Dad about Their Finances?

talk to aging parents

There are now more than 70 million Baby Boomers in the U.S. However, millions of adult children may not be prepared to make important decisions about their parents’ future if necessary, because of a lack of knowledge about their parents’ finances.

Estate Planning for Special Needs Children

Estate Planning for Special Needs Children

It takes a special parent to care for a child with special needs. These parents’ greatest financial concern is typically ensuring that their children are cared for when they can no longer do so.