Protecting Elderly Parents’ Assets: A Comprehensive Guide

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As your parent needs long-term care, you need to consider protecting your elderly parents’ assets. While the majority of their finances will go to making sure they get the care that they need, not eve...

Understanding Reverse Mortgages For Seniors

reverse mortgage for seniors

Reverse mortgages are an option for seniors to draw on the equity they have in their home. While this FHA loan program is designed to give seniors additional money towards retirement, it does come wit...

Setting Up A Living Trust For Elderly Parents

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Your parents may have reached an age where they need help with their finances. You may be concerned that they will mismanage their assets or succumb to elder financial abuse that could deplete their s...

How to Get Power of Attorney for Elderly Parents

Power of Attorney

As your parents age, it often becomes the responsibility of their children to watch over their interests and make sure they receive adequate care. Some legal measures, like power of attorney and guard...

Health Care Proxies, Power of Attorney, or Living Will – What Should You Choose?

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You can never know when you might get sick and become incapacitated. It is important to decide who will have the right to make healthcare decisions for you, and grant them that right through legal doc...

Symptoms of a Heart Attack in the Elderly Respond to a Healthier Lifestyle

Symptoms of a heart attack

Do you think that you’d be able to tell if someone you love was having a heart attack? Heart attacks are common in the elderly. All caregivers the elderly should be aware of the symptoms of a heart at...

Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly Are Common in Both Genders

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Our immune systems take center stage for fighting urinary tract infections (UTI), which are treatable in most any stage—if you catch them. People who are young and healthy have the edge over the elder...

Seniors And Joy: Living To Laugh

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Laughter is the key to living a long and healthy life. For the elderly living, a life full of laughter and joy can help them deal with stress as well as a myriad of other health benefits. As a person ...

Caring For High Blood Pressure In the Elderly

High Blood Pressure In the Elderly

High blood pressure is common. As many as one in three people have this condition. It can be prevalent in the elderly, but with some effort, it can be controlled and managed. Understanding high blood ...

An Overview Of Pneumonia In The Elderly

Pneumonia in the elderly can be a serious illness. It is commonly cited as the fifth leading cause of death in seniors. Many times, a senior may have pneumonia and not recognize the signs or understan...