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We know that it can be tough, finding care for a loved one, or taking care of them yourself. So we offer our end users a blog with information on care giving, choosing a community, senior living and care news and just for fun!

How to Avoid Long-Term Care Surprises by Planning Ahead

If you or a loved one needed a nursing home next week, would you know how to pay for it? Planning for long-term care is important. However, too many people fail to talk about it with their loved ones in advance and end up without a plan when the time...

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The Care Plan Conference: Making Your Voice Heard

Most caregivers with a loved one residing in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) will be asked to participate in a “care plan conference,” or a “quarterly care conference” at one time or another. Family members frequently attend these meetings at the request of the assisted living or skilled nursing facilities...

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Which is Better, A Degree, The Future of Housing, Light Housekeeping & Mother’s Day Gifts

Which is Better: An Independent Caregiver or Home Care Agency? Degree of dedication The future of housing looks nothing like today’s Light Housekeeping: Cleaning Help For Seniors Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for those We Love with Dementia  

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Diabetes Care in Assisted Living

Moving into an assisted living facility can be great.  It provides seniors with a community where they can come and go as they please while getting their needs taken care of. Food is prepared for them at each meal, aides are available to help, and even nurses are on hand to assist...

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4 Ways to Save Money on Durable Medical Equipment

by: James Fleming The ever-growing cost of healthcare is rarely more prevalent than in the price tag associated with home medical equipment. If you are in need and looking to save money, don’t miss this quick guide: What is Durable Medical Equipment? Often referred to by its acronym, DME, durable...

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4 Practical Devices Caregivers Might Recommend for Seniors Aging-In-Place

As youngsters, we work hard to gain independence. However, that precious treasure can be threatened as we age due to decreased mobility and other physical limitations. Thankfully, there are many safety products to help seniors and their families with these issues. And with the help of these products, home modifications,...

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Weekly Links – 7/12/18

Preventing Falls and Fear Family Caregivers Exchange Tips, Share Stories To Ease Alzheimer’s Losses 4 Ways to Pay for Long-Term Care Services Managing multiple medications can be a full time job

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Term vs. Whole Life

We have been storied from all sides on the “Term vs. Whole Life “ debate in the Life Insurance world. We hear from financial entertainers to financial advisors and every guru, including our neighbors, on the great debate. They profess to tell us which is best, Term or Whole Life...

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Weekly Links – 7/5/18

  Senior Self-Neglect and What Families Can Do About It The Four Primary Kinds of Care ProvidersWeatherization Program for Seniors

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Weekly Links 6/28/18

Starting the Conversation: Approaches for Helping Your Loved Ones Survey: Older adults prefer assisted living over home health or nursing home care Transportation Innovations Offer Seniors Safer Travel Options ‘Social frailty,’ depression linked in study UTI Care Plan: Urinary Tract Infection in Elderly Adults

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