Category: Long-Term Care

Why You Should Plan for the Rising Costs of Long-Term Care in the New Year

  The new year is a time for making resolutions! The focus of these resolutions for many Americans may be on health, fitness, and work-related goals.  For Older Americans, though, these resolutions may be related to retirement, health care needs, and the cost of long-term care. As we age we do not know what our… Read more »

3 Tips for Talking to Your Aging Parents About Your Long-Term Care Planning Over the Holidays

  As you gather with your close friends and family members this holiday season, we encourage you to think about more than just exchanging gifts and sharing a meal. As difficult as it may be, the holidays are a prime time to talk to your aging parents about your long-term care planning. The fact that… Read more »

How to Protect An Aging Parent from Bedsores and Nursing Home Neglect

Few things are more reprehensible than elder abuse. What many people may not realize is that elder abuse is often passive, however, as in a caregiver neglecting to meet the basic health needs of an elder person entrusted to them. Unfortunately, this can happen in nursing homes. One telltale sign can be bedsores. Bedsores, also… Read more »