As Irene threatens the East Coast, adult children may be wondering whether an aging parent in the region will be safe during the storm.Continue Reading
Medicare reimbursement rates to nursing homes will be cut in October, which could lead to staffing cuts at the facilities. Here’s how to deal with possible cuts.Continue Reading
A new study presented on Thursday came up with several reasons.Continue Reading
These days, a growing number of families are hiring elder mediators to help them resolve disputes that relate to the care of older adults or their finances.Continue Reading
Mrs. Jenson is a full-time care partner for her husband, who has had a severe stroke. It’s very hard work, but she has some help in the home, as well as wonderfully supportive family, and she is able to get out for church and social activities. Every so often, she takes trips with her community group, and there is […]Continue Reading
This is one New Year’s resolution you must make and keep, without delay! Everyone over the age of 18 should plan ahead for their medical care, and consider who will speak for them if they can not speak for themselves. It’s not enough to have a signed Health Care Proxy form (in some states, this may be called a […]Continue Reading
You’ve seen the lists.
Maybe you’ve made one yourself, or are thinking about it.
Eat better… Exercise more… Organize the house…
If you’re anything like me, there is a strange mathematical formula that applies to efficiency in one’s daily life. Here’s how I think it works: