Posts Tagged: Senior Care

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 »

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 »