This issue discusses how various programs (i.e. Medicaid, SNAP, Meals on Wheels, etc.) function, who is eligible for them, and how they support the health and economic well-being of seniors.
Every state has an Aging Services Division dedicated to providing frail seniors with home and community-based services, so that they can continue living in their own homes. Many states also offer caregiver assistance programs that provide family caregivers with information, counseling, and respite services.
When saving for college, paying a mortgage, investing in a retirement account, most Americans understand why it’s important to plan for the future. But when it comes to caring for an aging loved one, most families don’t have a plan until there is a problem. This article will help you set up a caregiving plan for your family.
Overall, long-term care costs rose by 4.5% from 2016 to 2017. For nursing homes, the costs can be astronomical. Experts agree that it is important to start thinking about caregiving costs now.
Learn how you can plan for senior care as your parents start to get old.
This article helps to adjust your perception and dispel common myths that consumers have about nursing home facilities.
Many myths, or misconceptions, persist about nursing facility life. This guide is for patients and their families to know the difference between the myths and the realities of life in a nursing facility.
As they age, your parents will begin to need more and more help. But how do you know when to step in? Here are nine signs that your parents may need help right now, and who you can reach out to for that help.
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