Finding The Right Home Care For Your Loved One In NJ

Oftentimes, we find ourselves having to make tough decisions regarding our elderly loved ones. Unfortunately we can’t always be there for them when they need us, particularly if you have a full-time job and your own family. There are options to ensure that your loved one will receive the care they need and deserve when […]

What To Expect When Taking Care Of The Elderly

People see a lot of important changes in their lives as they reach the retirement age and beyond, ranging from the stress of leaving the working world behind to health problems that can make large and unwelcome changes in their lifestyle. Adjusting to these changes can be very difficult for seniors and their families, placing […]

Are You Able To Get A Stair Lift Fitted In Your Home?

The stairs in your home can be very dangerous; if you are not very steady on your feet then you may be extremely worried about an accident happening when you are walking up and down them. Most stairways can be fitted with a lift; this will allow you to travel up and down the stairs […]

The Best Age To Start Thinking About Retirement

Retirement is an important topic, especially as people get older. It may seem like worrying about retirement is only for older people; however, this is a common misconception. While most people can’t retire until they are in their sixties or seventies, thinking about retiring should start as soon as you start working. The government benefits […]

What to Look For When Selecting an Independent Living Community For Mom

this post answers the following questions 1. What are the factors to consider when selecting an independent living community? 2. Why it is necessary to find a living community that fits your budget? 3. Why it is important to find a living community location that is close to your home? 4. It is necessary to […]

Things to Consider When Choosing a Retirement Home for a Loved One

The decision to move a loved one into a retirement home is an extremely emotional one. You likely feel awful about depriving them of their independence and you worry about how they will be treated. It is however important to remember that you are doing the right thing, placing your loved one into a retirement […]

Basic Care Giving Tips for Senior Citizens

Most people living with their senior citizen parents think that the best kind of care that can be provided to them is one wherein they are sent to a home care facility so that other people who are more knowledgeable about care giving will be there to attend to their specialized needs. But this isn’t […]

What To Do if You Suspect Neglect in Assisted Living

Caring for aging parents can mean making difficult decisions. Sometimes people are left with no choice but to turn to others to take full-time care of an elderly parent because they need round-the-clock attention from professionals. Finding the right assisted-living home can be a challenge, but once you have found a place, it will be […]

Medicare’s Income Related Premiums

Joe and Margaret Welsh retired in 2011 with nice pensions, decent retirement savings and high premiums on their Medicare Part B and Part D plans. “This was something our advisor did not help us plan for,” said Joe. “While it’s nice having the pensions and retirement savings, we wish someone had advised us on the […]

Six Home Improvement Tips For Senior Households

this post answers the following questions 1. How can you improve your bathroom for the elderly? 2. Can a floor be dangerous place to an elderly? 3. What you can do with the doors so that the elderly will be comfortable using it? 4. What home improvement you can do if the elderly is using […]

Retirement: A Doorway to your Dream Life

Retirement: A Doorway to your Dream Life Contentment, more than any other state of mind, is a sure-fire way to ensure longevity of the body and the spirit. As many of us shed our regular working routines, it’s essential that we don’t oversimplify what we will require in the coming years. Here are some tips […]

How Do I Sign Up for Medicare Part D?

Enrolling in Medicare is confusing enough already, but with the advent of Medicare Part D in 2006, Medicare changed the enrollment process even further. The result is that consumers generally procrastinate on signing up for Medicare because they aren’t quite sure what to do. Delaying your Part D drug coverage can result in a late […]