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Buying or Selling a Hoe in the Age of Coronavirus

Many seniors are eager to buy or sell a home after sitting on the sidelines during the pandemic but worry about exposing themselves to COVID-19. What should you know about the current state of real estate transactions if you fall into this camp?   First, the rules are constantly evolving and vary by...

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What is GIFT?

GIFT is a grassroots organization started in 2015, it is the kind of effort that lets everyone get involved.   The organization engages seniors who are homebound or living in a senior community the opportunities to give back to their own neighborhoods. GIFT’s programs tap into seniors’ abilities to...

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What is Caregogi?

You have reached the point where you know additional care is needed for your loved one, but you also know that traditional home care can be expensive.   You also know exactly what type of care that your loved one needs.  Caregogi is here to help! What is Caregogi?  Caregogi is a powerful online tool...

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SBB University presents "Caregiving Resources & Support"

Doing it all for someone you love can be beautiful and fulfilling, but it can also cause fatigue. As America’s population ages and the number of those with severe health issues increases, more family caregivers find themselves in similar situations, especially during the pandemic. Join SBB University...

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We Owe Them Much

Veterans have served our country in the military and without question, the nation owes them a debt of gratitude. In addition, multiple programs are available from the government for our veterans and surviving spouses. One such program is the Aid and Attendance Program. The VA Aid and Attendance Program...

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SBB University presents: Alternative Therapy for Aging Well

This virtual event over zoom is presented by Bobbi Kolonay, President of Holistic Aging-Options in Elder Care, an Aging Life Care Management Practice based out of Pittsburgh, PA. Bobbi shares her experiences with traveling the world learning various traditional medical practices with the intent to...

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MediConnect Insurance

“We exist to challenge the status quo by redefining the relationship between consumer and coverage through a high value service model while providing unbiased healthcare solutions.” Sandy and her husband Bob who had recently started their Medicare were referred to MediConnect by her sister-in– law,...

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A COVID Vaccine is Here!

For long-term care providers who have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 fight, it’s gratifying to be recognized among America’s highest priority for the vaccine.   Long-term care employees have made it their personal responsibility, both at work and at home, to take the necessary precautions in...

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Protecting Your Savings After a Nursing Home Admission

If you have a spouse or parent in a nursing home, you should read this article.  Everyone knows that nursing homes are expensive.   However, you likely don’t know the techniques that are available to protect your family’s savings.  It is sometimes possible to gain Medicaid eligibility, even if you’ve...

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LIFE - Living Independence for the Elderly

What is LIFE? LIFE is a program that allows seniors, 55 years and older, to live independently while receiving services and supports that meet the health and personal needs of the individual.   Living Independence for the Elderly (LIFE) is an all-inclusive, comprehensive program that helps people maintain...

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Help When A Spouse Goes To A Nursing Home

If your spouse has entered a nursing home, you know the government’s harsh rules create a tremendous financial strain on the healthy spouse. The general rules of Medicaid for married families only allow the healthy spouse to keep half of the available assets, up to a maximum of about $130,000.   Let’s...

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Why You Should Consider an Irrevocable Trust

As a Certified Elder Law Attorney*, I am often asked by my clients how they can protect their savings from a nursing home.   They think if they end up in the nursing home, their hard-earned assets and even their home could be lost. They’ve heard that perhaps they should give the home or money to their...

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What is the BRiTE Wellness Program?

BRiTE is an innovative program that promotes brain and body health and wellness by providing our members with integrated activities in a social environment.   The Creative Expression, Fitness, and Music activities offered emphasize the components of everyday life that are associated with better brain...

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SBB University presents: Home? A Retirement Community? What is the Best Option for Me?

It is important that everyone think ahead and to consider where and how you might like to age.Join SBB University and our panel of experts as we arm you with knowledge on how to evaluate your living situation and make a plan while you are still healthy. Topics of discussion at this informative event...

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SBB University presents "Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body - Tips from the Latest Research"

For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected.  But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.  Join SBB University and the Alzheimer's Association of Greater PA to learn...

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Mom needs more Care. Is It Time for a Move?

Is It Time For A Move? Knowing when and if it’s time for a loved one to move to a personal care home or assisted living is not easy. Ideally most people want to age in place for as long as possible. However, if one’s independence and well-being start to decline and the practicality, safety, and the...

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Experience SilverSneakers at Home

Work out your way from the comfort of your home with online classes just for SilverSneakers members. “SilverSneakers is more than a fitness program. It’s an opportunity to improve your health, gain confidence and make new friends in a whole new way,” said SilverSneakers member and Florida resident,...

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Hospice Helps Patients Remain at Home Instead of the Hospital

Facing a life-limiting diagnosis is rarely simple. When patients are ready to focus on comfort and quality of life, they may not want an expensive stay in the hospital or skilled nursing facility.   Hospice offers an alternative–particularly during COVID-19’s heightened risks and restrictions. Whether...

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Is It Better to Give or to Receive?

Studies have shown that people would rather give than receive. By utilizing specific gifting strategies, not only can you make yourself feel better, you may also reap additional tax savings! Below is a list of tax benefits as well as charitable gifting options. Tax Benefits Can be gift tax-free –...

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Medical Marijuana for Seniors: The Complete Guide

The concept of medical marijuana may be daunting to new patients, especially seniors. Older adults may benefit from medical marijuana treatment for an array of symptoms due to their qualifying condition(s). At Solevo Wellness, you can count on personalized services and medical marijuana relief solutions...

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