What You Should Know Before Signing a Nursing Home Contract

What You Should Know Before Signing a Nursing Home Contract

Suppose your mother can no longer make decisions for herself and she now needs nursing-home care. You are stressed and anxious. The nursing home puts a twenty-page, single-spaced contract in front of you. You wish you could flip straight to the last page and sign then...
When Assisted Living is Not Enough

When Assisted Living is Not Enough

Jerry’s mother Jane decided, on her own, that it was time to move into an assisted-living facility. Jane’s arthritis had worsened to the point where she couldn’t dress herself, she struggled to get in and out of the shower, and she was lonely living by herself. Jane...

Is Your Power of Attorney Powerful Enough?

Powerful “power of attorney” (POA) documents are essential, if there ever comes a time when you or your elder become unable to manage your finances or make health-care decisions.Beware if you rely only on POAs that hospitals provide, or that you have pulled off the...

How does your loved one wish to spend their final days?

As much as we balk from the topic, the current landscape mandates that we discuss end-of-life care with aging loved ones openly, honestly, and compassionately, before calamity strikes. | Fox News Click here to read the article.