Provided by eMoney Advisor LLC In response to demands from baby boomers, aging-in- place improvements that help seniors stay safely in their homes are more stylish and functional than before. Think of a curved and tiled shower soap dish that also serves as a grab bar. Or a decorative kitchen cabinet pull with a wider loop for arthritic hands. More forward-looking homeowners are including aging- in-place features in home renovations such as a kitchen makeover, so they won’t face… Read More
–Jennifer Reimer How do you know when loved ones are ready for assisted living? Use these guidelines to help spot the warning signs of aging and illness. Rosalyn Carter once said: “There are only four kinds of people in the world – those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.” In light of the longer lives we now enjoy, it’s very probable that many of us, at… Read More
By ANN CARRNS Older people who are active investors and who prefer unregulated investments may be more susceptible to investment fraud, a report published by the AARP Fraud Watch Network found. Read the full article here.
Prepared by Bob Mauterstock’s The Gift of Communication Blog When the medical director of my mother’s assisted living residence called me I was curious to know what she wanted to talk to me about. After informing me how much everyone at the facility loved my mom she then made a statement that took me by surprise. “I think you mom would benefit greatly by going into a hospice program.” My thoughts immediately jumped to “Oh my God, she’s about to… Read More