Family is at the Heart of Aging in Place

Everyone should be able to receive the care they need to stay in the place they love — home. And family members will enjoy peace of mind knowing their elderly loved ones are receiving the right services to help them age in place, safely and independently. Lee Health’s Senior Care Choices can provide answers at a time of uncertainty, whether you live out of state or down the block from your loved one. In other

When Was Your Last Hearing Test?

Regularly scheduled hearing tests should be part of your normal health routine but are often not included as part of an annual physical. It is recommended that people over 50 have a hearing test every 5 years and over 65 every two years. Your hearing may have influence on many aspects of health. People with even mild hearing loss are three times more likely to suffer from falls. Johns Hopkins studies show that people with

Affordable High Quality Dental Care

At Independent Dental Care, we believe in providing high quality dental care at an affordable price. Many of our patients are seniors or those with very limited healthcare policies that give few benefits and charge more for their other needs. We understand this and go out of our way to make sure that patients receive quality dental care at a fair price. After watching the dental profession change, we felt it had to be done

Alzheimer’s Awareness: Are You Aware?

Not as many people are aware, but every one of us is impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. Maybe the disease affects somebody we know – we’re all just a few degrees of separation away from someone suffering from the disease. We are all indirectly paying the bill as Alzheimer’s will cost our government $277 billion by the end of 2018, and that does not reflect informal care. Nationally, 5.5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s, every 66 seconds

Senior Friendship Health Centers –Restoring Hope One Patient at a Time

The Senior Friendship Health Center (SFHC) was established in Collier County in 1985 to serve the medical and dental needs of low-income older adults. Our patients are age 50+ who live at 200% or less of the Federal Poverty level, thereby living on less than $24,120 per year. Our center provides care to patients that have very few places to turn for services after they pay for housing, food, or transportation. Our medical and dental

Navigate Life’s Moments with Confidence

At the law office of Beth Prather, you will find a team ready to help you through some of life’s most difficult moments. Beth Prather’s credentials as a board certified elder law attorney with expertise in the areas of estate planning, probate, trusts, guardianship, Medicaid, and VA planning bring clients through the door. Her down-to-earth approach and skill at communicating in a manner that can make sense out of difficult topics keep clients coming back.