Posts Tagged: Assisted Living

Important Points to Consider in Both In-Home and Assisted Living Care

By Elaine C Pereira, MA OTR/L CDC CDP As your loved one, probably your parent, ages he or she may experience a decline in health independence. Whether it’s a physical compromise, cognitive, or a combination of both, living at home safely may be in jeopardy. And safely is the operative word. There is a cornucopia… Read more »

Making the Move to Assisted Living

How to Help a Senior Transition into Assisted Living with Less Stress By Rhonda Underhill Is it time for a senior loved one to move to assisted living? Making this decision is never easy, for seniors or family members, but it doesn’t have to cause too much stress or anxiety. If you want to ease… Read more »

Medicare and Medicaid; What’s the Difference?

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 »