Questions to Ask When Hiring In-Home Health Care Services

Questions to Ask When Hiring In-Home Health Care Services

There are a variety of home health care services available that range from taking care of daily household tasks to medical care. Before identifying a health care service for information, get a clear idea of what you are in the market for, be it recovery from surgery...
What is an Advance Directive and How Can One Help You?

What is an Advance Directive and How Can One Help You?

Kevin stands at the door of his wife’s nursing home room, tears streaming down his face. The medical staff just finished inserting a feeding tube into Wanda – an act Kevin knew she didn’t want. Unfortunately, Wanda couldn’t express her wishes due to advanced dementia,...
Looking for a Silver Lining in the Pandemic

Looking for a Silver Lining in the Pandemic

Record unemployment rates related to COVID-19 business closures have hurt business owners and their workers, many of whom are over the age of 50. Though workers of all ages have felt the effects of unemployment or reduced working hours, older workers will fare worse...
Aging Americans are Facing a Long Term Care Crisis

Aging Americans are Facing a Long Term Care Crisis

Aging Americans are facing an escalating crisis in long-term care (LTC). Industry driven, massively underpriced policies are playing fiscal catch up with hefty premium rate increases. This price increase is forcing some aging Americans to abandon their policy while...
Suggestions to Address the Challenging Cost of Health Care

Suggestions to Address the Challenging Cost of Health Care

We are always grateful to those who are caring for the sick, as well as those who support those workers. At the same time, we should be skeptical of bills which may be presented for that care. The struggle to contain health-care costs in this country is now a fixture...