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 »

Getting Your Affairs in Order; Planning Ahead

By Kim Chernecky No-one wants to think about their mortality but the fact is everyone will die someday. The problem is we don’t know when. It could be tomorrow or 40 years from now, but without taking the time to plan ahead, it’s the surviving family members that suffer. The pain of losing a loved… Read more »

The Costs of Home Health Care

By Kim Chernecky  Caregiver assistance is available in many forms. Unfortunately, this type of care can be very expensive and is generally not covered by Medicare. For those wise enough to have purchased long-term-care insurance, all or some of that care will be covered when the time comes. For those that didn’t purchase insurance or… Read more »