Assisted living is a topic that often comes up when families start noticing changes in their loved ones. For some adult children, outdated myths about senior housing can make it tough to even consider encouraging a loved one to make a move. But waiting until a crisis o...

March 20, 2020

Senior living contracts (also called admission or residency agreements) come in many different forms depending on the community, type of care and your state. Though, no matter what type of senior living contract you’re entering into, it’s important to ensure you fully...

March 9, 2020

Tax Day is around the corner and time is of the essence when it comes to preparing your 2018 tax return. See what retirees can expect from the new tax law changes and how your tax return strategy may be different this year.

How the New Tax Law Affects Seniors

In late 201...

February 13, 2020

Sleep problems are common in patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The connection between dementia and sleep is also a common source of stress for family caregivers. When your spouse or parent with Alzheimer’s doesn’t sleep well, this often m...

February 2, 2020

While many aging parents are wary of leaving their family home to move into assisted living, the truth is that a senior living community could be better than living at home when it comes to quality of life, social life and wellness for seniors.

Adult children who notice...

January 29, 2020

Estelle Carlson of Redondo Beach, California, has had a smartphone for at least 10 years. Carlson, who is in her 70s, does everything on it: she banks, Facetimes with her cousin in Scotland and her granddaughters in Boston and Kaui, she writes “letters” and texts. “I c...

January 25, 2020

Medicare is the federal government program that provides health care coverage (health insurance) if you are 65+, under 65 and receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for a certain amount of time, or under 65 and with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)....