Currently browsing Elder Care

Caring for your Senior Self

Are you over age 60? Many studies have found a measurable slow-down in physiological systems, both physical and mental, after age 60. Studies have also shown that seniors often believe that they are doing things as well or better than …

Read More

When Do You Pull the Plug?

If you were being kept alive artificially after becoming mentally and physically incapacitated permanently, would you like your loved ones to be able to make decisions for you? Would you like the artificial life support to be withheld or withdrawn …

Read More

Thinking About Hanging Up the Car Keys?

The number of older drivers on the road is increasing. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the percentage of drivers over 65 will likely increase from about 16% today to over 25% by 2025.But just because you are …

Read More

New Help for After-Hospital Care

After a hospital stay and when back at home, have you ever felt lost about what to do? You were told by the doctor, nurse and/or discharge planner something, but you do not remember exactly what it was. You were …

Read More

Protect Yourself From Medicare Fraud

There has been a lot a talk lately in the news about Medicare fraud. But how do you protect yourself? Before we can talk Medicare fraud, we have to discuss Medicare. Medicare is federal major medical insurance program principally for …

Read More