May 1, 2019

Medicare Coverage Explained

Medicare is a U.S. federal program available to individuals over 65 years of age to help them meet their medical needs. Here is some basic information […]
April 30, 2019

Medicare vs. Medicaid

The cost of senior care can stretch family budgets to the breaking point, but financial help is available. Medicare, Medicaid and the U.S. Department of Veteran […]
April 30, 2019

Long-Term Care Insurance: Costs & Benefits

Retired teacher Anne Schuessler decided to purchase Long Term Care Insurance (LTCI) based on the uncertainty of the future. “I just wasn’t sure of what’s ahead […]
April 30, 2019
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Durable Power of Attorney vs. Living Wills

Seniors should make their wishes about medical care known in case they become incapacitated and are unable to communicate due to illness or injury. No family […]
April 30, 2019

Living With Alzheimer’s: Ethel & Matty’s Story

Sisters Ethel P. and Matty B. have been the closest of friends for over 80 years. So no one was surprised when, four years ago, they […]
April 30, 2019

Legal Planning for Seniors

As seniors age, difficult decisions may eventually need to be made. If they still have the capacity to deal with their financial, legal and healthcare affairs, […]
April 30, 2019

Leaving A Legacy: Finding Meaning

by Jeannette Franks, PhD, a passionate gerontologist who teaches at University of Washington and Bastyr University; she is the author of a book on assisted living […]
April 30, 2019

Elderly Insomnia

Causes & Treatment Everyone experiences an occasional restless night. But for those who toss and turn regularly, the inability to sleep can be a source of […]
April 30, 2019

Importance of Taking Medications Correctly

We all know about the rising costs of health care, and how expensive prescription medicines can be, especially for seniors. But do you know how much […]