Posts Tagged: Assisted Living

Worried About Home Safety for a Senior? Tips to Securing Home Safety

By Stephanie Erickson Here are some guidelines when trying to ensure that your loved one’s home is safe as they age. First, make sure to start with the following:  Name of neighbor/friend/relative and phone number to contact in the case of an emergency and you are not able to get to your loved one’s home… Read more »

What is Assisted Living? And How do I find the best ALF for my loved one?

By Kim Chernecky Assisted living is a great option for those who prefer to move into a community where care is available as needed or for those whose care needs exceed those that can be safely provided in the home. There are a variety of Assisted Living options including: Small personal care homes or adult… Read more »

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid

By Kim Chernecky Most people confuse Medicare and Medicaid. When most American citizens retire, we are entitled to social security benefits (assuming we have paid into the SSI system) as well as Medicare for our medical coverage. For example, teachers do not pay into the Medicare system. Instead they have a private insurance program that… Read more »