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 about giving up driving. But if you find yourself...
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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 and foremost you must be sure that you qualify: Resident...
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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 cover and what your options are. This article...
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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 communities themselves are also evolving, offering more amenities, higher end décor,...
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Keeping Your Aging Mind and Body Healthy and Active

“Aging gracefully” has turned into something of a meaningless buzzword, adorning article headline after article headline. Perhaps “aging capably” might better convey the goal that just about all of us...
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Alabama Cities That Have Housing Choice Voucher Open Enrollment

It is easier to obtain Section 202 Low Income Senior Housing because resident's do not have to go through the lengthy process of signing up with the Housing Choice Voucher...
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How To Obtain Section 8 Low Income Senior Housing

The steps to obtain Low Income senior housing can be riddled with difficulty if you don't know where to look. The fastest and easiest way to get into an Affordable...
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Our Favorite Resources for Aging Parents and Seniors

Here at Senioridy we like to collect useful resources for seniors in one easy-to-navigate location. That includes information on healthcare, medical insurance, and the other important things you’ve got to...
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Low Income Senior Housing – Understanding Section 202 Affordable Senior Housing

5 Things to Know About Section 202 Housing In 2011 the first of the baby boomer generation reached age 65. The data now shows that every 10 seconds another person...
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What is the difference between Assisted Living and a Nursing Home?

All senior living facilities are not created equal, nor are they created for the same purposes. For most folks, until it comes time to look into senior living options yourself,...
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Ghosting - Identity Theft After Death


It will come as no surprise to learn that thieves have no shame when it comes to stealing the identity of someone who has recently died. Every year, o...
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Comparing Senior Care Options Equally


One of the most difficult things about selecting the correct senior care facility is comparing the listings on an equal level. It is best to compare t...
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Questions To Ask When Exploring Senior Living Communities & Elderly Care


Part of the process of searching for your specific Senior Care solution is the actual searching itself, the other part is vetting those choices so tha...
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Then Mom Fell...


My experience is not unique, I am sure, but I share it with you to give you a "heads up" on what you might encounter in a similar situation. As a bit ...
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Helpful Guidance on Understanding Senior Living Options


When I got into the healthcare industry years ago I began my career at Brookdale Place retirement community. I had no idea how very traumatic and over...
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Learn The Different Options & Levels Available for Senior Care

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Understanding The Differences Finding the right level of senior care for yourself or your loved ones can be a daunting experience. And learning the senior care lingo can be a...
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Long Term Health Insurance Issues

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Considerations to Make Sure you Receive your Benefits As people live longer and longer on average, long-term care is a term that has become ever more common in the modern...
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Senior Housing & Assisted Living - Understanding Waiting Lists & Future Planning

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The change in circumstances requiring a Senior to move into Senior Housing may occur suddenly, with a decision having to be made quickly.  This may be the case if a...
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Section 202 Housing - Low Income Senior Living

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Section 202, a housing subsidy program for the elderly, was originally rolled out in 1959 by the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program and some of it is still alive and kicking today. Subsidized rental vouchers are awarded to low-income seniors based on their income levels and need to help pay for their rent.

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