Posts Categorized: Level of Care

ADVANCED DIRECTIVES These Simple Forms Could Change the Way You Live & Die

Why you MUST have a Living Will and Power of Attorney

THESE SIMPLE FORMS COULD CHANGE THE WAY YOU LIVE AND DIE Kim Chernecky Most of us never think about becoming permanently disabled or dying. Life passes quickly. We’re all so busy with work, kids, spouses, chores, caregiving, and more. Who has time to think about that? When we’re reminded about such unpleasantness, we tend to… Read more »

Dealing with Caregiver Guilt

By Kim Chernecky According to the Alzheimer’s Association in 2013 alone, “15.5 million family and friends provided an estimated 17.7 billion hours of care” to a loved one. Chances are if you are reading this, you are one of them. And as people continue to live longer, those numbers will only increase. While many caregivers… 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 »