May 20, 2020

Senior Resources Guide For Coronavirus

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many seniors are left with questions about the status of services and how to stay connected with loved ones. To help, we’ve compiled this comprehensive resource guide for seniors that covers essential coronavirus questions along with several resources to he...
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April 15, 2020

Indoor Activities for Seniors in Isolation

With the spread of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19, people are being asked to practice social distancing and to stay at home to help staunch the transmission of the disease. Transmission of COVID-19 happens person to person and, therefore, it’s essential that we practice social distancing and is...
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April 9, 2020

What is Long-Term Care Insurance and Is It Worth It?

When you start shopping for long-term care insurance, you'll realize quickly that it's pricey and complicated. And that can leave you wondering whether this form of coverage is worth it. Unfortunately, there's no short answer to that question. Long-term care insurance can add value in certain situat...
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March 24, 2020

Coronavirus Prevention Tips for Elderly People

There’s a lot of questions and uncertainty about the ongoing coronavirus situation, but we do know that one group is especially at risk and needs to take extra precautions: seniors. The Chinese Center for Disease Control (which has been studying the virus since the outbreak began in Wuhan) found t...
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February 18, 2020

How to Pay for Assisted Living Costs

How much does assisted living cost, and what are your options for covering these expenses? According to a government census, 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day until 2030 and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services notes 70% of these individuals will require some type of long-term c...
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February 17, 2020

5 Tips on Caring for Elderly Parents

Providing care for an aging parents can be hard. Getting older comes with emotional, physical, and sometimes, financial stress. As each generation gets older and we are faced with the issue of caregiving, we start thinking about how we can help our parents live happy and fulfilled lives....
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February 13, 2020

What is Medicaid Spend Down and How Does it Work?

Medicaid spend down is a financial strategy used to qualify for Medicaid nursing home coverage. In short, "spending down" involves reducing one's income or assets to the point of eligibility. Medicaid law allows you to do so under some complex guidelines. You would typically pursue a spend down on b...
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