Poor hearing and hearing loss is not just inconvenient; it’s an unmistakable health hazard. The impact of hearing loss on quality of life is substantial. Read more about what these studies have revealed in this New York Times’ article: Hearing Loss Threatens Mind, Life and Limb.
Are you prepared when illness strikes? More than two out of three bankruptcies are caused by medical problems. 44% of Americans got hit with a medical expense they didn’t expect in the year prior. What can you do now to potentially fend off financial ruin caused by medical problems?
At some point we could all use a little help from our friends. Since our friends may need help themselves and family members may be far away or just not have the right skill set, we may find ourselves delegating tasks to people we hire.
We have probably been doing this all along: hiring babysitters, tax preparers, handymen, someone to help with yard work or the spring cleaning.
Read more for 6 tips for choosing the right personal assistant for you.
We all want to stay home. How can Medicare help? Does Medicare pay for Home Health Care? Read more for information on what is required to qualify.
A person confronted with a loved one or friend experiencing dementia may be uncertain about what to say or do. What do you say to someone with dementia? How do you say it? What activities can you enjoy with someone with dementia? Read more for tips and ideas.
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.