As older adults age, a large majority want to remain in their homes. These home safety tips for the elderly can help reduce the risk of falling and prevent injuries.
The best gift for mom is not always a piece of jewelry, a board game or a flower arrangement. These gift ideas for elderly women can bring more life to her years.
Is it Alzheimer’s? How do we know? We all experience cognitive decline. We dread changes in crystallized and fluid intelligence, fear we are having too many senior moments and that our children may take away the car and the checkbook. Most of all, we fear dementia.
What is an elder law attorney? These lawyers work with older or disabled people on a wide range of legal matters. In this article, we share many of the ways an elder law attorney can advise and assist older adults, disabled persons, and their families.
These 6 probate questions and answers sum up everything you ever wanted to know about probate but were afraid to ask.
Are you wondering how much should you budget for retirement? Or, how to decide how much you can afford to spend for daily life and for the “extras”? Read more for ways to make your money last.
As a recent guest on the radio show, Ask the Experts, we talked about probate. We answered a common question, “why do you want to avoid probate?” And, we talked about ways to make sure your final wishes are taken care of.
As we age, we tend to give direction and delegate. We gather a team. Sometime this happens so slowly that we hardly notice it. Sometimes it happens suddenly, perhaps temporarily, as we recover from an operation or a fall. What does the support team for an aging American need to know?
A simple star rating system enacted twelve years ago quickly became a popular way for consumers to educate themselves about which nursing home to choose for their loved ones. The five star system rated nursing homes as a one for being the worst and a five for being the best. A New York Times investigation shows that nursing homes have manipulated the system.
Use this list as a guide so you know what questions to ask your doctor or pharmacist about medications.