Nursing Home Contract May Be Costly To 'Responsible' Family MembersFederal law prohibits a nursing home from requiring a third party to guarantee payment as a condition of a resident's admission. Don't be tricked.
Considering Long Term Care InsuranceLong term care policies are far from standard, and they differ in significant ways. Here are some critical considerations.
Getting Old Is DepressingIt is not something that we like to think about but fear of aging and the possible loss of self control can lead to serious depression.
Downsizing Your Senior LifeEveryday, 10,000 Americans celebrate their 65th birthday, according to government statistics, and as they age, so do their parents.
Part 1: When It's TimeWhen is the right time to get your elderly parents to downsize their lives and prepare for a new way of living?
Part 2: What Not To KeepIf your parents have decided to downsize from the family home, chances are that a lot of their furniture and other stuff won't fit in the new, smaller place.
Part 3: The Big DayThere are ways to make move-in day a lot less painful.
Part 4: The Next Phase of Life"It's like going to a college campus for the first time. They're the new person on the block and they're afraid they won't be accepted."