Coronavirus and Seniors

The coronavirus strain COVID-19 has understandably caused fear and panic, particularly among seniors, their family, and their...
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Goodbye Precious Memories

When I was a kid our house was the house everyone hung out at. It wasn’t because it was particularly nice, it was just a smal...
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A Simple Form - What Could Go Wrong?

It started by filling out a sweepstakes form.What could go wrong? She sent in a little information on a card, nothing that co...
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Celebrating the Holidays in Assisted Living

Holidays at the community were always my favorite time of the year. Starting from October on through the New Year, it was jus...
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Holidays Make Aging Issues Apparent

I used to look forward to the Holidays a bit more than I do now. When I was a kid everyone came over to our house because bot...
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Stop Calling My Mom!

My poor mother, she actually believes anything someone tells her on the phone if they sound “nice”. Last week a w...
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What is In-Home Care?

In-Home Care, Home Care and Home Health Care are terms used to describe any type of care given to a person in their own home....
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What is Independent Living?

Independent Living Facilities are a Senior housing option for those Seniors who are be ready to remove the responsibilities o...
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What is Assisted Living?

Assisted Living is a Senior housing option for those who want to maintain a level of independence while also having access to...
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What is Skilled Nursing?

A Skilled Nursing Facility is a health-care institution that has available nursing care 24 hours a day, the supervision of th...
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When Does a Parent Need Memory Care?

One of the challenging issues you can face with an aging parent is helping them cope with memory  issues. Memory decline...
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What is Memory Care?

Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzhe...
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What Does Assisted Living Cost in the U.S?

Assisted living facilities are a popular choice for Americans as they move into their senior years and find that they need so...
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How Long Are You Prepared To Live?

Want To Live Until You Are 100?A fact: the most common answer to the question, “How long do you think you will live?&rd...
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When Is It Time To Go On a Nursing Home's Waiting List?

Changes in a senior's circumstances can happen very quickly. Something as simple as a slip on a hard floor can have a life-changing outcome, especially for a senior that is frail or on blood thinning medications.

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Claiming the Car Keys from an Elderly Parent – When is it time?

As our parents age, there are conversations we have to have about safety concerns. One that looms large is the conversation a...
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What Is Section 202 Affordable Senior Housing

5 Things to Know About Section 202 HousingIn 2011 the first of the baby boomer generation reached age 65. The data now shows ...
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FAST! Affordable Senior Housing

Moving into Low Income Senior Apartments that are part of HUD's Section 202 Affordable Senior Housing is really easy!!First a...
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Understanding Medicare Coverage for Skilled Nursing Facility Care

When a transfer from a hospital to a skilled nursing facility is the next step, many questions arise about what Medicare may ...
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Affordable Senior Apartments Have Perks

Senior living options over the past decade have really expanded, giving seniors more choices about where to live. The communi...
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