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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 |2019-05-28T04:37:23-05:00May 9th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|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 |2019-05-28T04:37:32-05:00May 3rd, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|1 Comment

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 |2019-05-28T04:37:41-05:00May 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 |2019-05-28T04:37:49-05:00April 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 |2019-05-28T04:37:58-05:00April 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 |2019-05-28T04:38:07-05:00April 19th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

5 Activities to Keep Seniors’ Brains Sharp

Many people live in dread of senility or dementia, whether it’s their own advancing age or their loved ones. Keeping the brain properly stimulated is essential at all ages, but perhaps at no stage of life more than during the senior years. As we age, we naturally experience a marked decrease in learning ability, particularly [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:38:16-05:00April 17th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

How to Avoid Probate in Ohio

Probate court proceedings can truly be a nightmare for those who simply want to deal with the traumatic passing of a loved one, get the estate settled, and try to move on with their lives. These proceedings can be costly, confusing and take months or even years to come to a close. There are, however, [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:38:25-05:00April 12th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning|0 Comments

Helping Your Senior Loved One Take Care of Taxes

Tax time is here again! It’s that few months of the year that the vast majority of us dread. How much of a refund will we get this year? What if we make a mistake? Do we have all the paperwork we need? What if the IRS decides to audit us? It’s a stressful time [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:38:32-05:00April 10th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

Planning for Retirement in 2017

Many people put off retirement savings for far too long and before they know it, it’s too late and they have no nest egg to fall back upon when age 65 hits. For some it’s because they don’t have a retirement plan through their job. For others, they might think they can’t afford the contributions. [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:38:41-05:00April 6th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning|0 Comments