Deciphering the differences between health care benefits can be exhausting. There are specific requirements and stipulations for both and they do not supplement one another. Learn more about the differences between Medicare and veterans benefits to see which benefits work best for your family. The Differences Between Medicare and Veterans Benefits It’s important to be aware of your aging loved one’s health benefits before you visit their doctor. While many people think that M
Falls are a leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults. Experts say an average of 2.8 million adults are treated in an emergency room for fall-related injuries every year. For seniors, the bathroom is the most dangerous place in the home. Older adults experience more falls here than in any other room in the house. In honor of National Bath Safety Month, we are sharing this checklist. It can help you conduct a bathroom safety audit of a senior loved o
Just getting started and wanting to learn more about assisted living? This guide provides you with a wealth of information that will h ave you feeling knowledgeable when choosing a home for your family member. Information on how to choose a provider, how to pay, understanding the contract, cost, your rights and many other topics are included in this guide. Click the link below to learn more!
Do you have a long term care insurance policy, sitting in a drawer collecting dust that you haven’t looked at in years? If so, you are not alone. Many people make the mistake of ignoring the type of coverage they have, and it can be a pricey error! Each long term care insurance policy provides different coverage for a variety of healthcare services, and it would be a shame to think your policy covers a benefit that you don’t have … and a service you find you may need, such as
Assisting a senior loved one who is downsizing their home and moving to an assisted living community can feel thoroughly overwhelming. In fact, adult children often say that the moving process keeps a senior from relocating sooner. From cleaning out the attic to hiring a moving company, there are many details to manage. To make the process go more smoothly, it is helpful to use a moving timeline. The following schedule describes important tips to better prepare for moving day