Can I Afford My Drugs?

As seniors, our biggest challenge is how to afford the drugs that our doctors prescribe. There are a number of realities that we have to deal with, and over which we have no control. We spend about 45% of the global total spent on pharmaceutical drugs. Americans spend more on prescribed drugs than any other developed country and pay double what other countries’ residents pay for healthcare in general. Half of the scientifically innovative drugs

Getting the Right Care at the Right Time!

It is human nature to sometimes think ahead and plan for the future. For example, we plan for school, relationships, births, vacations and retirement. Strategic planning is not all that difficult. It may require that we step back from our day-to-day activities and think a bit about what we want to achieve, and how we wish to achieve it. That being said, too many of us are either embarrassed or uncomfortable planning for our future

CareRX Pharmacy

Pharmacies today are offering more comprehensive services, including preventive care and even health monitoring. The CareRX Dream Team knows the vital role your pharmacy plays in improving and maintaining your health. With more than 40 years of experience in several divisions of pharmacy, the highly-trained team at CareRX Pharmacy understands the urgency of pharmacy support. “our vendor selection process has given us the ability to eliminate all manual processing, so we are able to provide

A Labyrinth of Long Term Care Choices

Need information for an aging relative or yourself but don’t know where to start? The overall goal of the ADRC (Aging & Disability Resources for Colorado) program is to empower individuals to effectively navigate their health and other long-term support options through free, unbiased assistance. Sometimes referred to as “one stop shops” or “no wrong door” systems, ADRCs address many of the frustrations consumers and their families experience when trying to find needed information, services,

We’ve Started a Little Spreadsheet…

We regularly sit down in our sales office with individuals who get right to the point: “We are visiting many communities, and we’ve started a spreadsheet to compare them objectively.” Honestly, we love this approach… even if it is all wrong in the end. We love the spreadsheet because when the time comes to tally up the score, our village will have more boxes checked than most communities in any price range. If you are

Life Care Planning – A Fresh Approach to Elder Law

As we age we navigate many changes including social, work, physical, and financial to name a few.  We’ve become pretty good at addressing our physical, work and social opportunities. We might downsize to a smaller home as our children move out.  We may plan for retirement by considering volunteer and travel opportunities. We also connect with a doctor to identify ways to stay healthy.  As we are busy planning and enjoying the next phase of