When is it Time for Hospice Care?

Hospice Care Hospice care services are typically designed to give compassionate care for terminally ill individuals who have a life expectancy of 6 months or less and are no longer seeking a cure. The primary goal of hospice is to … Read More

What are Living Estate Sales?

You’ve heard of estate sales, but have you heard of living estate sales? While the former takes place after a relative has passed, a living estate sale takes place when the individual is still living. Estate sales can have different meanings … Read More

Finding Senior Care for Your Loved One

In Home Care In-home care is care provided to a senior adult by a caregiving professional to assist the senior with the activities of daily living (ADLs) right in the comfort of their own home. The term activities of daily … Read More

What is Palliative Care?

Palliative Care Palliative care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) is specialized medical care for people with a serious illness in need of relief from pain and suffering. Palliative services focus on improving the patients quality of life by providing as much comfort as … Read More

4 Unique Retirement Communities in the U.S.

People are asking for better options when it comes to retirement and other types of elderly care communities. Healthcare professionals, government officials and business women and men alike are taking note and putting these requests into action. One size doesn’t … Read More

How to Help Elderly Parents Manage Finances

Everyday, elderly parents find themselves in situations where guidance with money management is needed. Financial situations usually change as we get older making it necessary for children or a professional advisor to step in helping maintain assets for the loved … Read More

Dealing With Siblings Not Helping Elderly Parent

Why does every responsibility fall on me?  Are you feeling like you are the only sibling truly providing the care your parent needs? It is not unusual for the oldest child or the one living closest in proximity to be … Read More

Grandparents Day: Make a Grand Gesture!

Nation Grandparents Day is just around the corner, don’t let this year go by without letting your granny and gramp’s know just how appreciated they are! Even the simplest of actions can be considered grand gestures in your loved ones … Read More

Shaming Children who are not Primary Caregivers to their Parents

If you have and elderly parent in need of care, you may be experiencing challenges you never even saw coming. Children of elderly dependent parents often express feelings of guilt, confusion, and frustration stemming from the judgment put upon them … Read More

7 Red Flags to Look for When Choosing a LTC Facility

If the time has come for you to help your loved one transition into a Long Term Care (LTC) facility, look out for these 7 red flags found in communities that may not be up to par. 1. Nurse Aide Attitude- … Read More