What do senior citizens want when it comes to aging in place? And what do they need?
Those are questions the National Council on Aging set out to answer when it conducted its United States of Aging Survey in 2015. Continue reading "Seniors Aging in Place: What Do They Want?"
Your parents worked hard to get to this point.
They socked money away each month, lived within their means, and are now ready to enjoy retirement. Continue reading "Asset Protection for Elderly Parents"
We’ve devoted a good portion of our blog to ways people – particularly senior citizens – can be safer and happier in their homes.
Products like stair lifts and platform lifts. Tips for aging in place. Ways to stay active during retirement. Continue reading "How to Get Power of Attorney for Elderly Parents"
Everyone dreams of finding that perfect parking space just outside the entrance to the restaurant, mall or grocery store.
But for some people, this kind of accessibility is a necessity rather than a luxury. Continue reading "How to Get a Handicap Parking Permit in PA"
Does Medicare pay for stair lifts?
The short answer is “No,” but that’s also not a very helpful answer. And we want to be helpful.
That’s why we want to use this blog post to explore some of the ways you can pay for a stair lift. Continue reading "Does Medicare Pay for Stair Lifts?"
There are a few million multi-generational households in America, according to the AARP. The combination of rising housing costs, a stagnant economy and an aging population have led to more and more homes where parents, children and grandparents live under one roof.
Having an aging parent move in with you comes with rewards. You can share costs, forge closer bonds and have someone to help with some level of child care.
At the same time, a multi-generation household can cause stresses for both you and your parents. You want them to feel like part of the family while also preserving your core family’s unity. And if they’re staying with you for health reasons, you may end up caring for them while also trying to raise children.
Continue reading "Caring for an Elderly Parent in Your Home"