What is Probate and Why You Want to Avoid It

A Will must be probated, therefore, making it available to the public. Are you curious what Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis or Elvis Presley did with their fortune? How they dispersed their assets? Shockingly, it is simple to find out how their fortune was divided up because both used a Last Will and Testament in their estate plan.  A Will must be probated, therefore, making it available to the public. Probate is the legal process normally required

What is Aging in Place?

Aging in place is a term used to describe a person living in the residence of their choice, for as long as they are able, as they age. This includes being able to have any services, assistance, or other support that they might need over time and as their needs change. As we get older, our bodies age and our health status changes. Aging in place initiatives help older people navigate these changes while preserving

The New Choices Waiver Provides More Choices Than You May Have Realized

Choices…they are sometimes difficult to make but we’re sure glad when we are offered more than one. When age robs us of physical strength, balance, quick memory recall, agility and energy and we must turn in our car keys, our choices can feel frustratingly limited. For individuals receiving Medicaid benefits who have been in a nursing home for at least 90 days, more choices may exist than you are aware of. The New Choices Waiver

The Last Chapter: What to Expect, What to avoid, What to Smile About.

Wouldn’t it be nice to just ride off into the sunset, and when that golden glow is laying on the horizon like a bridge, we just step onto it and walk right into Heaven? Sounds perfect. But life isn’t so perfect, and it isn’t easy either. But there are many good memories we can all tuck away and carry with us. And we can make the process a little easier on our families by being

Take the Pressure Off with Senior Care

Summary:  There are many responsibilities when caring for an aging parent and sometimes family members cannot be there all of the time.  Senior care from Non-Medical Home Care Agency can provide a respite for families for the times that they cannot be with their loved one. ________________________________________________________________________ Many are expected to take care of elderly parents or family members as their parents age and become less independent.  It is very difficult, especially considering that most

Livin’ The Dream, No Matter What Age

Eighty-three year-old Iola Wagner felt a mixture of both excitement and nerves as she entered the auditorium of the Elizabeth Stewart Treehouse Museum in Ogden, Utah. This was a moment she’d spent weeks preparing for, and a day she’d long been awaiting. When it finally came time for her to take the stage, Iola sat down, took a deep breath and began reading aloud. This wasn’t the first time Iola had taken this stage. In