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Medicare and In-Home Therapy: What Individuals Must Know

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One question many individuals have when it comes to in-home therapy involves which services are covered and under what conditions. Many seniors wish to remain in their home as long as possible, and service such as these allow them to do so. The key is to obtain the needed care without putting the patient in debt. What do you need to know concerning in-home therapy and Medicare?
May 16, 2018 |

What You May Not Know (But Need To) About Medicare

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medicines, medicare Medicare serves to provide medical insurance to individuals 65 years of age and older and has been around since 1966. Seniors anticipate signing up for this program for numerous years and now have more options than ever before. Sadly, many still fail to recognize the reach of Medicare. Following are some things many individuals don’t know about this valuable program.
April 16, 2018 |

The Over-Worked Woman

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stressed-woman When a family member becomes ill or experiences a precipitous decline in health, it is most often a woman in the family who leans in to provide care. To be sure, men  are increasingly taking on this role.  Researchers are looking to see if men experience similar challenges when they take on the responsibility of care. At this time, it appears that women continue to face more and unfairly balanced challenges and responsibilities, compared to their male counterparts.
March 16, 2018 |

Honoring Grandfathers on Father’s Day

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We Love you GranPa! Hi! My name is Lynn and I just started working with Price at Eldercare101. I’m the Director of Community Outreach and I just wanted to introduce myself. With Father’s Day upon us, this is a special time to celebrate our wonderful fathers and a great opportunity to celebrate grandfathers, too! In my life, they set the bar for parenting style and their wisdom carried us through…
February 18, 2018 |

Can They Stay Home Alone?

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old-couple One question many parents face as their children grow up involves determining at what age a child may safely be left home alone. States often provide guidelines in this area, yet parents must ultimately make the decision based on their individual child. This isn’t a question many adults ever stop to contemplate as their own parents get older, but more are now facing having to make this decision. How do you go about deciding if it is safe to leave your elderly parent home alone or if you need to work with them to make other arrangements when you cannot be present?
January 16, 2018 |

Social Security Is Changing – What You Need to Know

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Are you looking to maximize your social security benefits? If so, you need to act quickly as the government has closed what quite a few believe is a loophole in the system. For many years now, people have been taking advantage of file and suspend to get the most from the money they obtain, yet the Social Security Administration will no longer allow people to do this come May 1, 2016. What does this mean for you?
December 16, 2017 |

Senior Driving – Warning Signs You Must Not Ignore

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senior-driving Is there a problem looming?  As we age, our driving skill take a hit. The amount varies by the individual, which is why there are no uniform laws in place that state who can no longer drive after a certain age. Driving remains a symbol of a person’s independence and freedom, and the removal of a person’s license is never to be taken lightly.
November 20, 2017 |

Tour Video: Greenfield Senior Living

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Tour Video: Greenfield Senior Living Hi everyone: We recently had the great opportunity to tour an actual Assisted Living Facility. Here we get to see exactly what things look like “On The Inside” and “Behind The Scenes.” We sit down with a manager at the facility, walk through common areas as […]
September 9, 2017 |
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