Is It Possible for My Loved One Who Needs Care to Live With Me?

Is It Possible for My Loved One Who Needs Care to Live With Me?

In spite of the popularity of aging in place, many of us face the issue of what to do when we notice an elderly relative is having trouble living safely at home. Troublesome signs like a dirty home in poor repair, unpaid bills, piles of mail, food out of date or...
The Importance of Home Improvements for Aging in Place

The Importance of Home Improvements for Aging in Place

As Americans age, they generally want to stay in their homes and communities. As a result, many homeowners are taking steps to modify their homes so they will be able to safely and comfortably remain in their homes for as long as possible. This is called ÔÇťaging in...
Nursing Home Eligibility for Medicaid

Nursing Home Eligibility for Medicaid

Medicaid planning is more than simply meeting strict income and asset limits for long-term care. You will also need to demonstrate you need the level of care typically provided in a nursing home setting. These health eligibility rules are valid if you apply for...
Guardianship of an Elderly Parent

Guardianship of an Elderly Parent

Most often, guardianship conjures images of a minor in the care of a designated adult family member or friend. However, you can employ the process to obtain legal rights over elderly or aging adults, usually parents, who are losing their physical and mental health...
Nursing Homes and the AARP COVID-19 Dashboard

Nursing Homes and the AARP COVID-19 Dashboard

In nursing homes, COVID-19 has continued to blight residents and staff, resulting in haphazard data collection and inaccurate data pinpointing areas of concern. The most recent Kaiser Family Foundation data analysis indicates that federal policymakers are slow in...
How to Care For a Loved One With Dementia: Five Facts

How to Care For a Loved One With Dementia: Five Facts

As more and more Americans suffer from dementia, specifically Alzheimer’s Disease, family members who provide care for them are finding caregiving to be more and more difficult. Even though you understand your loved one’s dementia behaviors are a symptom...