Elder Care Planning: Tips and Resources

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What is an End-of-Life Doula?

Many terminally ill seniors and their loved ones could benefit from the compassionate guidance of an end-of-life doula. Learn more here.

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Can Dementia Be Detected Early?

Scientists have discovered how to spot dementia in its very early stage, giving seniors time to try clinical trials and other treatments before it progresses.

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Gerontologist or Geriatrician – What’s the Difference?

Seniors can see doctors who specialize in the unique needs of the elderly. Learn about the difference between gerontologists and geriatricians to get the best care.

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What Medicare Doesn’t Cover

Medicare provides many wonderful benefits for seniors and elderly adults, yet there are a few surprising areas where Medicare won’t pay. Read on to learn what Medicare doesn’t cover.

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Talking to Elderly Parents about Getting Help

Do your elderly parents need help and resist the idea? Here’s how to talk with your senior parent about getting in-home assistance.

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Do Seniors Need Long Term Care Insurance?

Most seniors will need long-term care at some point. Long term care insurance covers services such as home health care and skilled nursing care. Explore if it's right for you.

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Changes to Social Security Coming in 2023

Are you curious about the cost of living adjustment to Social Security and what that might mean for you? Here are some Social Security changes coming in 2023.

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What You Need to Know About a Living Will

Having a living will is a smart decision. Learn what a living will is, why seniors should have one, how to create one, and what to do once it’s in writing.

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Senior-Friendly Home Designs for Every Budget

When you hear about universal design and how it can make a home more accessible, you might immediately think that it is meant to help those who are elderly or have trouble with mobility. However, universal design is creating a space in which everyone from the smallest toddlers to the proudest great-grandparents can live in comfort and ease.

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Important Medical Forms that Every Senior Needs to Know

What if a sudden illness or accident left you incapacitated? What if you couldn’t make decisions for yourself? You don’t want vital choices about your quality of life in the hands of strangers. That’s why certain medical forms, such as a living will or a health care proxy, are so important.

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