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How to Preserve Assets When Faced With Long Term Care Costs


It is estimated that over 70% of people over 65 will need some type of Long Term Care(LTC) according to the US Department of Health & Human Services. Meet Charlie and Fran.  They have three children, 9 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren…so far!  They have hopes and dreams for their future generations...


How the Inter-Generational Campus Will Change Senior Housing


There are many changes in the realm of senior care, everything from improved rehabilitation equipment, remote-monitoring or telehealth equipment and so much more. One of the changes that has been highlighted recently is how inter-generational exchanges can have a positive effect in the senior care sector...


PA Link & You Working Together


The mission of the PA Link to Aging and Disability Resources is to improve access to long term services and supports for individuals, their loved ones and caregivers, regardless of age, income, or ability, through an integrated network of partner agencies committed to expanding the use of community based...


We’ve Started a Little Spreadsheet…


We regularly sit down in our sales office with individuals who get right to the point: “We are visiting many communities, and we’ve started a spreadsheet to compare them objectively.” Honestly, we love this approach… even if it is all wrong in the end. We love the spreadsheet because when the time comes...


Long Term Care Costs – The Approaching Storm


With the Aging of America the number of people spending substantial amounts of time in nursing homes, assisted living facilities or in their home with paid home health care assistance is at an all time high and will only increase. Nursing home costs are now averaging 12,000 per month. Many families...


What is Supports Coordination – How can it Help our Family?


Nobody prepares you to watch your loved ones get older. As our lives become busier and more hectic, theirs are slowing down. Health conditions and physical limitations may bring new challenges to them, and they begin to struggle to remain independent. As members of our families age, they have needs that...


Have the Conversation Today


“It always seems too early, until it’s too late.” It’s an all-too-common refrain from loved ones who waited too long to have conversations about end-of-life care preferences. I, myself, live with regret of a decision made with my husband as he neared the end of his life. We followed the expert recommendations...


Not a Conveyor Belt…


Continuing Care Retirement Communities (“CCRC”) are a popular senior living option in our region. The Chambersburg to Lancaster corridor is rich with outstanding communities, offering today’s retirees an active, healthy lifestyle and valuable answers to their financial and health-related “what-ifs.”...


Can Advanced Care Planning Help Everyone?


I’m sure that you’re asking how can any ONE thing help everyone? In this age where there are a multitude of different solutions for everyone, it’s hard to think that everyone taking the same action would be good. Well, let’s suppose that you were so hurt or ill that you couldn’t speak. What would your...


The Care Act – Caregivers in PA have More Support!


More than 1.6 million Pennsylvanians currently care for older parents, spouses or other loved ones, helping them to live independently in their own homes. Family caregivers have a huge responsibility, and a new state law is designed to make life a little bit easier for them. Pennsylvania’s CARE (Caregiver...

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