Senior Healthcare

End-of-Life Discussions With Aging Parents

2019-11-21T16:49:42+00:00November 21st, 2019|

Thanksgiving and “The Talk” Thanksgiving isn’t just a great time to visit with family. It’s also a prime opportunity to have important conversations with aging parents. When it comes to planning for the inevitable, the prospect tends to be frightening. End-of-life conversations. Sounds ominous. It conjures images of final moments on a deathbed. At first [...]

Can Hearing Loss Lead to Dementia?

2019-10-10T17:19:17+00:00September 23rd, 2019|

Raise your hand if you’d like to reduce your risk for getting dementia. That’s pretty much everyone. There’s a real possibility that your future quality of life could be improved by paying closer attention to your hearing. Hearing loss is often considered to be a normal part of the aging process. We’re learning, however, that [...]

The Superpower of SilverSneakers

2019-10-10T20:30:51+00:00August 16th, 2019|

SilverSneakers. It sounds like something out of a superhero lineup. That association might ring true for those who experience its benefits. Every day it’s our pleasure to work with seniors and their families. The work we do with them is often at the point where their legal, financial and health needs intersect. It’s not hard [...]

Are You Covered When “Admitted Under Observation?”

2018-11-22T15:09:45+00:00March 20th, 2017|

A recent Medicare trend has many seniors and their families very concerned. Those not in the know could pay several thousand dollars more than expected for treatment. The devil is in the details of the terminology related to admission classification. Alice’s recent experience, for example, didn’t turn out as expected. Alice, one of our dear [...]