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Quality Senior Living in a Caring, Comfortable Environment

To learn more about Hildebrand Care Center, CLICK HERE. Hildebrand Care Center is proud to have been given an overall rating 5 Stars by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The American Health Care Association recently recognized Hildebrand Care Center for its achievements through the Quality...

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PACE is Designed to Keep Seniors Independent and At Home For as Long as Possible

To learn more about InnovAge Home Care - Aspen, CLICK HERE. Senior care decisions are never easy, especially when dealing with complex health issues that require multiple services. InnovAge PACE – Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly – can help by providing healthcare and social services to...

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How does a reverse mortgage work When You Die?

To learn more about Kevin A. Guttman Reverse Mortgage Specialists, CLICK HERE. Reverse mortgages are credit advances that allow the elderly to borrow against their home equity during their retirement years. Unlike traditional mortgages, borrowers don’t have to make a monthly payment on their reverse...

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If Everything You Thought About Reverse Mortgages Was Wrong, How Soon Would You Want To Know

To learn more about Kevin A. Guttman Reverse Mortgage Specialists, CLICK HERE. One of the most misunderstood mortgage programs is a Reverse Mortgage. To be fair, early on there were some abuses, which in large part have been remedied. Today, a Reverse Mortgage is the choice for many senior homeowners...

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Reverse Mortgage Counseling

To learn more about Kevin A. Guttman Reverse Mortgage Specialists, CLICK HERE. One of the safeguards a reverse mortgage has is required face to face or phone counseling with an independent 3rd party. The cost is minimal, and is paid before any paperwork is signed. Counseling usually happens after...

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Hey caregiver…are you exhausted? You’re Not Alone

To learn more about The Meriwether, CLICK HERE.  Caring for someone with dementia can be mentally draining and physically exhausting. If you are providing the bulk of care for a loved one – especially if your loved one has dementia – you may be experiencing these feelings. Caregiver burnout is a very...

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How Much Does Senior Living Cost?

To learn more about The Meriwether, CLICK HERE.  “How much does does it cost?” is usually the first question people ask about assisted living, and it’s an important one, to be sure. But getting a simple answer is, well, not so simple. Senior assisted living costs depend on several factors: The choices...

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Seven Suggestions for Visiting Someone New to a Memory Loss Community

To learn more about CountryHouse, CLICK HERE. The transition from home to a memory care community can be challenging – not only for the new resident but also for family and friends. Although some individuals adjust very quickly, getting truly comfortable takes time – perhaps weeks or even months. During...

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Silver Linings: Safe and Sound…in a Memory Care Community

To learn more about CountryHouse, CLICK HERE. Lisa Graham is Agemark’s Director of Human Resources. A member of the Agemark family since 2013, Lisa focuses on hiring and developing an engaged workforce – a key to providing top-notch care for seniors. She is in a unique position as both an employee of...

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Silver Linings: Why I’m Glad My Parents are in Senior Living… Now More Than Ever

To learn more about CountryHouse, CLICK HERE. As both a member of the Agemark management team and a daughter of nearly-90-year-olds in senior housing, my perspective during this unprecedented time of a national pandemic is unique. Here are all the reasons why I’m grateful. Professional oversight is...

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PTSD Awareness Month

To learn more about Highland Cove Retirement Living, CLICK HERE. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was first officially recognized in the 1980s. Many have now heard the term PTSD at some point. However, few can identify those suffering and the symptoms that impact them. With June being National...

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The Importance of Social Media

To learn more about Highland Cove Retirement Living, CLICK HERE. What are your first thoughts that come to mind when you think of social media? Is it selfies? Or Facebook marketplace? Keeping up with friends or old classmates? Or stalking old boyfriends? We asked, Jill Day, Executive Director at The...

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Avoiding Spend Down Requirements to Pay for Skilled Nursing / Nursing Homes

For More Information on the Author, Hilary Hayes of Long Term Care Solutions, CLICK HERE! DON’T LOSE YOUR LIFE SAVINGS to the High Cost of Nursing Home Care  If you’re looking for long-term care in a skilled nursing facility for a loved one, it’s important that you familiarize yourself with the rules...

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Regain Balance: Fall Prevention Checklist For 65+

For more information on Sunways Senior Living, CLICK HERE.​ More than one-third of people over 65 fall each year, and one fall makes you at risk for more falls. How can you create our own fall prevention plan to maximize independence in doing the things you enjoy each day? Great news! Here’s 3 steps...

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Marking a Death Anniversary—Remembrance Day

To learn more about Dignity Memorial, CLICK HERE. Losing a loved one is among the most difficult things any of us will ever have to go through. A death anniversary, death day or Remembrance Day—the anniversary that a loved one passed—can bring up complex emotions, from sadness and anxiety to helplessness...

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How to prevent or reverse type 2 diabetes

To learn more about Encompass Health, CLICK HERE. Did you know that about 25% of people over age 65 have diabetes? Simply put, diabetes is “too much sugar in your blood.” Over a period of years, it can do serious damage to your nerves, blood vessels and organs and lead to devastating consequences if...

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What Are the Different Forms of Dementia?

To learn more about Secure Aging, CLICK HERE. When someone talks about a loved one or acquaintance with memory loss and confusion, they may typically say that the person has Alzheimer’s disease. However, did you know that Alzheimer’s disease is actually just one form of memory loss? Although Alzheimer’s...

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VA vs IRS

To learn more about Senior Care Associates - VA Aid & Attendance Specialists Nationwide, CLICK HERE. As the backlogged number of unprocessed VA claims is knocking on the door of 1 Million, one has to wonder is anybody really at home. Is anyone really trying to find “the” solution of how to fix and bring...

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Should I stay at home?

To learn more about Senior Care Associates - VA Aid & Attendance Specialists Nationwide, CLICK HERE. Families who are unable to sell their homes or who are not willing to leave the comfort of their homes as they age run into many issues. Am I living by myself? Is a neighbor willing or able to care for...

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Long-term Care Needs

To learn more about Senior Care Associates - VA Aid & Attendance Specialists Nationwide, CLICK HERE. By not planning for our futures today many of us are unknowingly leaving decisions about our futures to other, including long term care needs. Six in ten of us have not determined how we’ll pay for our...

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