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Senior Living Medicaid Waivers

Posted by Neil Appleby on Jul 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Long-term senior care can be a significant financial burden but medicaid waivers can substantially ease this liability for many.

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How To Ease The Transition To Senior Living

Posted by Neil Appleby on Jul 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

If you’re planning to move a loved one into senior living, transitioning to an assisted community doesn’t need to be stressful.

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Ways To Help Elders Transition To Senior Living

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Mar 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Moving into a new environment where you do not know a single person can be intimidating regardless of age. For seniors transitioning into senior living or assisted living facilities, this holds no less true. This move represents a loss of independence and a great emotional turmoil for the senior who has to undergo it.

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Evaluating Senior Living Facilities

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Mar 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

It’s an unfortunate truth that age brings all kinds of ailments. Some of these ailments can be so challenging that it can make simply living in a childhood home difficult. When a person faces these challenges, it can make the lives of the person and those around them to become strained.

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Talking To An Elderly Parent About Living Options

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Feb 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Talking about long-term care needs with an elderly parent or other loved one can be a difficult thing. You may not know exactly how to approach it without coming off as rude or disingenuous. However, when it comes to a loved one’s health, it is important to cast aside how you feel to ensure that they can live safely and happily later in life. It is especially important to have this conversation before a problem occurs, not after. You don’t want your loved one to feel like

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Housing Options in Senior Living Communities

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Nov 30, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

There are a number of senior housing options available to senior citizens, understanding the differences between them is instrumental in choosing which is the best fit for you or your loved one. The differences come down to many areas such as healthcare, cost, services, and amenities. Exploring all the housing options that are available to you is instrumental for planning effectively for retirement and senior living.

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Can Senior Couples Live Together In Senior Housing?

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Nov 28, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

Let’s say there is a theoretical couple, Bill and his wife Barb, who are in need of senior housing. Bill has moderate Alzheimer’s disease and chronic arthritis, but his wife Barb is in excellent shape with no major heart conditions. As Bill’s disease progresses with age, he begins to wander around the house at night and one night gets lost outside. The police manage to bring him home safely, but it has become clear that Bill will need continued monitoring if he is to continue living at home.

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Why Seniors Shouldn't Live Alone

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Sep 21, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

Being the adult child of an aging parent who requires care-giving or medical service can be difficult. The continual fear of having an elderly parent accidentally fall or hurt themselves is something that many individuals must live with. These fears only grow more as the parent gets older. If your senior lives alone, there can be a feeling of helplessness because you may not be there in time to save your parents from taking a spill.

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How To Help Your Senior Parents Be Happy In A Home

Posted by Mike Gill on Jul 30, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

One of the most difficult parts for anyone to adjust to a senior living environment is the feeling of loss of autonomy. I know first hand how hard this can hit someone when my mother joined a senior home.

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Should Your Senior Parent Move In With You?

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Jul 27, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

If you are an adult child considering having a parent move in with you, you may need to stop and consider the full range of options at your disposal as well as the financial, physical, and emotional burdens you may be taking on. With the average age in the United States continuing to rise, more and more adult children are finding themselves tasked with making this choice. For some, it is a matter of eliminating extra errands they may also have been running for their parents, or it could be that they wish to spend the remaining years of their parent’s lives nearby. Whatever the reason, it’s important to ask some serious questions before making the ultimate decision. 

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