In our last blog post, we discussed some ways you could determine whether it was time to hire a caregiver for an elderly parent who has decided to age in place.
This week, we’re going to take the next step: how to hire a caregiver for the elderly. Continue reading "How to Hire a Caregiver for Your Elderly Parent" →
You’ve gotten past retirement age, and the house where you’ve spent the past 20 or 30 years suddenly seems like too much work.
You’re far too young and too healthy to think about moving to a nursing home, but you’re still looking for a change. That’s where senior independent living comes into play. Continue reading "What is Senior Independent Living?" →
Visit your cell phone’s app store, and you’ll find dozens upon dozens of apps that let you count down the years, months, days and hours until your retirement.
For some people, it’s a cause for celebration: You did it! You can finally take it easy.
But for other people, the countdown to retirement only leaves them feeling uneasy. With retirement comes the big Retirement Questions: What will I do? Where will I live? What if I get sick and need long term care? How am I going to be paying for long-term care in retirement? Continue reading "Paying for Long-Term Care: 6 Retirement Questions to Ask" →
Nursing home. Assisted living. Retirement community. Personal care home.
For a lot of people, these sort of terms mean the same thing. They all describe a place where senior citizens go when they can no longer live on their own.
And in Pennsylvania, there was a long time where assisted living and personal care homes were virtually interchangeable. Continue reading "What is a Personal Care Home in Pennsylvania?" →
Whether they are recovering from an injury, recuperating after surgery or just in need of help with mobility, there are many ways seniors can benefit from occupational therapy, which can improve their health and slow age-related decline, while helping them feel better. Continue reading "Benefits of Occupational Therapy for the Aging" →