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Veterans in Ohio: Getting the Most of Your Benefits

In the United States, perhaps more than in many other countries, we place a lot of value on our veterans. It’s unfortunately sometimes not shown by the public, or by easy access to the services available, but we’re meant to honor those who put their lives on the line to represent and defend our nation’s [...]

By | May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eye Care for Seniors: Medicaid and Medicare Options

Proper eye care is essential to our overall health, much more than many people realize. While it’s true that many people experience natural deterioration of vision as they get older, vision problems can also indicate blood pressure, diabetes and other issues. The question remains, however, how the senior population can get good eye care when [...]

By | May 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When a Senior Can and Can’t Sign a Will

Wills, trusts and powers of attorney are essential tools to plan for your senior years. They allow you to protect your finances, ensure that your last wishes are met, and that any medical needs you might have can be taken care of even if you become unable to make the decisions on your own. They [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Improving the Senior’s Nursing Home Experience This Summer

Adjusting to life in a long-term care facility or nursing home can be really hard for a senior. Many younger people have a hard time understanding why their elderly loved ones are suddenly so grumpy and unwilling to simply adapt, but the truth is that it’s not an easy experience for anyone. There are, however, [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to Do When Your Parent Doesn’t Want Care

Getting care for an aging parent can be a stressful time. You have to figure out how you can trust someone you don’t know with all of their daily needs, both personal and medical. The problem gets even worse, however, when your parent doesn’t want care. Maybe they’re insistent that they’re perfectly capable of taking [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Ways to Keep Seniors Safe in the Summer Heat

Spring is officially here, and summer will be here before you know it! In just a couple months we’ll be engaging in cookouts, swimming, gardening, and outdoor entertaining. It’s a great time, but for seniors, it can be very dangerous, because their sweat glands don’t work as well as those for younger people, which means [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

Dental Insurance and Medicare/Medicaid for Seniors

Medicare is part and parcel of aging. It’s an important means by which seniors can access important healthcare coverage when they need it. These services are vital for many seniors who need specialized care, medical treatments and medication, and are often supplemented by Medicaid, the federally-funded and state-administered program of low income care. There are [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Ohio Medicaid, Ohio Medicare|0 Comments

4 Red Flags Your Senior Is Experiencing Fraud

Fraud and scams are a real danger to senior citizens, who are seen by scammers as easy prey for their schemes. The reason is that elders tend to be more trusting and less cynical than younger people. In addition, scammers view them as more naïve, not as educated on the latest methods and technology, which [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

Knowing When It’s Time for a Nursing Home

Placing your elder loved one in a nursing home is never an easy decision. Many seniors, when they are moved to long term care facilities, feel abandoned and alone. You also face the fact that you’re placing the health, care and well-being of someone you care for very deeply, into the hands of strangers you [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Nursing Home|0 Comments

Finding a Good In-Home Caretaker in Ohio

As seniors age, it becomes crucial to make sure their needs are met in terms of medical requirements, comfort, and sometimes just engaging in basic hygiene and daily tasks. For many, the answer does not lie in placing a loved one in a care facility. Many seniors want to stay in their home and live [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments