A 2020 survey conducted by AARP revealed more than 50 million Americans now serve as unpaid caregivers to their adult family members or friends. As baby boomers age, that number will rise. Families need information and support.
The Office of the Governor announced that the President has approved Texas’ request for a federal disaster declaration due to the winter storm. Individual assistance in 77 counties and Public Assistance for Emergency Protective Measures Only were approved in all 254 counties. Read more for applying for assistance.
The recent winter storm caused damage to homes including burst water pipes and fallen trees. The Texas Department of Insurance has provided tips that will help the process of filing insurance claims go smoother.
How do you replace lost documents when the loss or damage was due to a disaster such as the devastating winter snow storm? Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid has created helpful lists of documents and links to agencies that can help.
Severe winter weather has left many households in Texas without heat and electricity. These disaster resources for older adults can provide assistance.
Do you have a story to tell? When you take the time to tell your story, you’ll help them provide a strong voice for better care and life with dignity for residents of nursing homes and assisted living care.
Benjamin Franklin famously said that there are two things in life which are inevitable: death and taxes. While we may not be able to avoid death and taxes, there is another dreaded state which we can avoid: guardianship. In this episode of Ask the Experts, we talk about some frequently asked questions surrounding guardianship.
Since half of American families are blended, and the other half may be, we all should consider ways to preserve our property and family harmony. What options are available for surviving spouses who may find a new companion for his or her old age?
The first coronavirus outbreak in the United States occurred in a nursing home near Seattle, in late February. Since then, it’s only gotten worse. This is why nursing homes failed so badly.
All too often the choice for moving to an assisted living facility or nursing home is made during an emergency. A hospital discharge worker calls around to see who will take a patient. The patient and her family seem to have little, if any, choice. But as anyone who has visited these facilities will tell you, they differ widely. Read more for information on how to choose a nursing home or assisted living facility.