Making Sense of Senior Safety

Observing the safety hazards in a senior’s home is one thing. Living them is another. It’s not always easy to understand the physical limitations older adults face that could make home a virtual minefield for an aging parent. According to research conducted by the Home Instead Senior Care® network, nearly 100% of emergency room doctors in the U.S. and Canada report that the following health conditions are very serious risk factors as potential causes for injuries or accidents

Anti-Aging Dentistry is Your First Step Towards Improving Your Smile

When Bob and Patty came to Guerra Dental they found an office that was compassionate and eager to help. Being a nationally recognized speaker, Bob Linden knows the value of a great smile. He and his wife Patty have always taken care of their teeth, but like many people, their smiles had started to age. When Patty discovered that she needed a new dentist, she and Bob went searching for the right fit for their

What is a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM)*?

A HECM reverse mortgage loan is a way to turn a portion of the equity in your home into cash. The proceeds from a reverse mortgage can be used to pay for unexpected expenses, such as nursing home costs or long-term care. It could also provide you with additional cash flow for all the expenses you have. As long as all loan terms are met, the loan does not require repayment until the last surviving

The Upside of Senior Downsizing – How a Seniors Real Estate Specialist Can Reduce the Overwhelm

You may have lived in your home for 50+ years. You may have raised your children in your home. You have worked your entire life to accumulate the items in your home. You wonder, how can I give up this home that is full of love and memories? Here are three questions you’ll want to ask yourself: Is home maintenance becoming a problem? Is it time to live closer to my children or grandchildren? Is

Music & Memory: The Power of Music

Do you have a favorite song that you hum in your head? Can you remember the song that was played at your wedding? What was one of your favorite songs growing up in high school? These are the first questions I pose to my clients; many of whom have suffered strokes, brain trauma, and have become confined by dementia. Music is a profoundly powerful tool- to the delight of loved ones the music playlists I