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How to Plan the Transition from Home to Assisted Living

The decision to move into a long-term care or assisted living facility is a huge one, and it’s one that rarely occurs without some conflict and disagreement. Your elder parent might insist that they don’t need help, that you can handle their extra needs, or that you’re just trying to get rid of them. In [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Living Will or Power of Attorney: Which is Right for You?

Making the right choice for ensuring your medical needs are taken care of, should you become incapacitated, is one of the most important decisions you can ever make. In general, there are two ways to handle this and spare your loved ones the agony of not knowing what to do. These two options are the [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Understanding the Basics of Estate Planning

Estate planning isn’t something about which people like to think. After all, planning for your death means that you have to think about your death. It is, however, an important thing to do, and without the right plan in place, your loved ones who you leave behind can find themselves lost and dealing with very [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

Calculating the Cost of Nursing Care in Ohio

There’s little doubt that nursing care is expensive — and getting more expensive by the year. It can help if you estimate the costs before going in. While this can be complex, a little knowledge can get you started. Explore how to calculate the cost of nursing care in Ohio, including the different kinds of [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments