Questions to Start Your Senior Living Search

There are about 22,000 senior housing properties in the U.S. And there are different types of senior housing within that 22,000, so figuring out which one to choose can feel a bit daunting. Asking yourself two questions – “How much can I afford?” and “What level of services do I need?” – will help you narrow your range of choices so you can find the best fit for your lifestyle and budget. What Level of

4/18/2018 – The Colorado Assisted Living Industry enters a new era of operation with a new set of rules and regulations!

The Colorado Assisted Living Industry entered a new era of operation with a new set of rules and regulations. On  4/18/2018  the CDPHE Board of Health approved a new rewrite of the rules and regulations governing the operation of assisted living residences in Colorado. The Board unanimously approved the new rules and regulations. This was a culmination of 24 months of work between CDPHE, the Assisted Living Stakeholders working group, and private owners and operators of

SRDA – Joseph H. Edwards Active Adult Center Expands

The Senior Resource Development Agency, Inc. (SRDA) in Pueblo, raised money to enclose the 2nd floor balcony area at the Joseph H. Edwards Active Adult Center. This capital project will enable SRDA to increase its programming by providing a safe, comfortable, and quiet environment in which to participate. To meet the needs of the aging population of Pueblo County and provide multi-use space for the larger community, SRDA is expanding usable space by enclosing a

Valley-Wide Health Systems – Looking Back, Moving Forward

We aim to keep our communities healthy and provide family medicine services at clinics across the San Luis Valley, Arkansas Valley, and Cañon City. Primary Care Services Our clinics provide services for all, treating both acute and chronic conditions. Dental Services Spread across eight clinics in Southern Colorado, Valley-Wide offers excellent dental services for the entire family. Our dentists and dental hygienists provide preventative education to adults and children both in our clinics and through

Why is a Durable Power of Attorney Necessary?

Sometimes I am asked what planning documents are most important, and people are often surprised when I first mention the need for powers of attorney. A Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal document that appoints a person to act as your “agent” in your absence or when you are unable to act for yourself. Depending upon how the document is drafted your agent can be authorized to make financial and health care decisions for

Can I Preserve Assets and Still Qualify for Medicaid?

Meet Charlie and Fran.  They have three children, 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.  They have worked hard and enjoy life on their small family farm.  This place is important to their entire family.  As they age, they realize that if either one of them needs Long Term Care, that their property and other assets could be at risk. They need accurate information they can trust so that if Long Term Care needs come on