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Funeral Planning Checklist

To learn more about Resthaven Funeral Home and Memory Gardens - A Dignity Memorial Home, CLICK HERE. What to do when someone dies: a funeral planning checklist We know how difficult losing a family member or friend is and how overwhelmed you can feel. The responsibility of funeral planning can be challenging,...

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Heart & Vascular Screenings: What’s the difference?

To learn more about Good Samaritan Society - Services@Home, CLICK HERE. From diet to exercise, there are many ways we can support our hearts. However, when it comes to catching problems early, there’s no better resource than heart and vascular screenings. The difference, explained You may be asking...

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Parkinson’s Disease: Coping after the Diagnosis

To learn more about Good Samaritan Society - Services@Home, CLICK HERE. The Parkinson’s disease journey affects not only the person diagnosed but also their support system. Family members and friends can play a role in the management and impact of the condition. These people can help the most if they...

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Society Staff Can Help Dispose of Unused Medications

To learn more about Good Samaritan Society - Services@Home, CLICK HERE. Spring cleaning is a great time for older adults to dig into their medicine cabinets and discover what’s inside. Gregory Johnson, M.D., Good Samaritan Society Chief Medical Officer, says you can make your community safer by getting...

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Caregiver Support How do you know if you’re a caregiver?

To learn more about Good Samaritan Society - Services@Home, CLICK HERE. Caring for a loved one requires caring for yourself When an aging parent or parents need help, you want to be there to give them the assistance they need. You check the mail for Mom since you're already at the post office. You...

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Home-Based Services

To learn more about Good Samaritan Society - Services@Home, CLICK HERE. Learn more about home-based services Home-based services from the Good Samaritan Society provide a comprehensive, holistic approach to your well-being, all from the comfort and security of your home. Our services vary by location...

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The Impact Grandchildren Can Have in Senior Care

To learn more about Visiting Angels - Pueblo, CLICK HERE. Eldercare is typically considered the responsibility of a spouse or adult child for many families across the United States. While more millennials are becoming primary caregivers, the increasing role of adult grandchildren in caring for elderly...

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How to Help Seniors With Hoarding Problems

To learn more about Visiting Angels - Pueblo, CLICK HERE. The next time you visit an elderly parent or beloved senior, take a good look around their home for signs of clutter or untidiness. Are living conditions cramped? Is it difficult to move from room to room? Can you find open spaces to sit...

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Simple Bed Exercises for Seniors

To learn more about Visiting Angels - Pueblo, CLICK HERE. One of the best ways seniors can improve their health and well-being is through regular exercise at the appropriate intensity. But for seniors who are bedbound, an exercise routine may seem impossible. Bed exercises can come in handy. Seniors—or...

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More of a Family Than a “Facility”

To learn more about Friendship House at the Home, CLICK HERE. We believe that providing compassionate, affordable assisted care is essential. Your loved ones deserve to live a full life even after the years they could take care of themselves. That’s why our dependable caregivers are trained to cater...

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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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