7 Questions to Ask When Comparing Skilled Nursing Facilities

7 Questions to Ask When Comparing Skilled Nursing Facilities

The decision to place your aging loved one in a long-term care facility is never easy. No matter how necessary this move may be for his or her safety and well being, it can be emotionally hard for all those involved. Change is difficult for all of us, but change related to the aging process, can be especially so. The...
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Planning for the Rising Costs of Long-Term Care

Planning for the Rising Costs of Long-Term Care

The cost of long-term care continues to rise each year. In states across the nation, we have seen increases over the last five years of well over ten to twenty percent in the healthcare industry serving our Older Americans. These costs have risen in a number of areas for Older Americans including, but not limited to,...
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Ways to Say Thank You to a Caregiver During the Holidays

Ways to Say Thank You to a Caregiver During the Holidays

How do you say “thank you” to the caregiver in your life? Whether it’s a home cooked meal, a handwritten note, or a cup of their favorite coffee, taking the steps to ensure your caregiver’s needs are met and that he or she feels appreciated will validate the hard work he or she provides on a regular basis. This is...
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