Things You Should Know About Staying Put And Aging In Place

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A relatively new concept for seniors has developed that allows them to live in their home as long as possible with some advanced planning and modifications. Known as aging in place, this term refers t...

Assisting Your Elders: Does Medicare Pay for Nursing Home Care?

does Medicare pay for nursing home

As you grow old and your health deteriorates, the comfort and medical care provided in nursing homes might appeal to you. Unfortunately, paying for them is not easy. This brings up a commonly asked q...

Affordable Health Insurance: Understanding Medicare Coverage

Medicare Coverage

When anyone reaches the age of 65, they can qualify for enrollment in the Medicare insurance program. This affordable health insurance program provides for several different types of insurance coverag...

The Sandwich Generation is a Balancing Act

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Parents who are in the season of life where they are raising their children often spend lots of time in auditoriums and stadiums. Many of them also have parents who are aging and need help. If parents...

Caregivers Provide Quality of Life for Elderly Patients with ALS Disease

ALS disease

In his farewell speech to his fans, famous baseball player, Lou Gehrig called himself “the luckiest man on the face of the Earth.” He mentioned his love for baseball, his coaches, his colleagues, the ...

Connecting the Dots Between Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse

caregiver stress and elder abuse

The rising cost of elder care and the rising numbers of seniors who wish to remain in their homes are turning the tides away from institutional care and towards home and community-based care. Accordin...

Caregiver Shortage Alert : Who is Caring for Our Seniors?

Caregiver Shortage

As more Baby Boomers are starting to hit the golden years, there is showing an increased need for caregivers. Because of the increase of seniors, then the demand for more home health assistants, perso...

Caring for Elderly Parents: The Basics

caring for elderly parents

None of us want to think about caring for elderly parents, much less talk about it. However, you need to realize that one day your mother or father may require a certain degree of care. The more prepa...

How to Treat Diabetes in the Elderly

Diabetes in the Elderly

Treatment of diabetes in the elderly can be different than treatment for a younger person. There are different considerations for an elderly person with diabetes. It is important to be familiar with h...

New Advances in Home Care Technology for Seniors

Home Health Care Technology

As the population ages, older adults want to remain in their homes right up to the end of their lives. In the past, an older adult with health issues would need nursing care. Performing daily living a...