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 »

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 »