Advocacy

Aging In Place

Smart Home Products for Seniors

Technology offers countless solutions for making life easier, with many more products and applications arriving in the not-too-distant future! Here are just a few examples of ways to make your home “smart.”

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Assisted Living Communities

Questions and Considerations for Selecting an Assisted Living Facility

When interviewing potential assisted living facilities, it’s a good idea to have a standard list of questions to ask each facility so you can make relevant comparisons.

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Alzheimers / Dementia

Natural Forms of Alzheimer’s Prevention

Alzheimer’s disease is now the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and kills more people each year than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Worldwide, over 46 million people suffer from Alzheimer’s—a figure that’s expected to nearly double every 20 years into the future.

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Caregiving

Care Management

Decluttering / Organizing

Downsizing

Top 10 Rightsizing Tips

Eliminate anything that’s broken, damaged, or no longer wanted. Then, go to the out-of-the-way spaces like attics, crawlspaces, and garages. Making progress in “easier” areas will build momentum to go through the harder-to-decide areas.

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Who Wants What?

Are you “tidying up?” Decluttering feels great, but what will you do with all the stuff you decide to get rid of? If selling your cast-offs isn’t your cup of tea, consider passing them along to others in need.

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Elder Law

Ten Questions to Ask an Elder Law Attorney

Elder law attorneys cover a wide variety of legal areas, potentially including guardianship, long-term care planning, knowledge of government benefit programs, powers of attorney, estate planning, advance medical directives, elder abuse issues, tax law, retirement and pensions, asset protection, trust planning and contract law

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Estate Planning

Non-Traditional and Budget-Minded Accommodations for Senior Travelers

Perhaps your desire to travel is great, but your budget to tackle your bucket list is minimal. That’s ok. If you are willing to be a little less conventional in your approach to travel, you can still save money while getting a more authentic experience.

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Estate Sales

Family Matters

3 Ways to Talk so Your Family Will Listen

Buying and Selling real Estate can be stressful for the entire family. In times of family stress, communication often breaks down. However, there are several ways to improve communication to find concensus amid the chaos.

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5 Warning Signs that Your Parents May Need Your Help

One unfortunate aspect of aging is that living independently can become more difficult. What are some of the warning signs that your mom and/or dad may need assistance?

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Facilitate Life Planning In 3 Simple Steps

Life planning, like so many other things, is often harder to begin than to finish. Society shies away from discussing death and its impact on others. As a result, many things are often left undone until it’s too late.

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How to Approach Difficult Family Conversations

Moving from the family home can be an emotionally-charged topic for seniors and their adult children. Approaching essential but difficult conversations during this time can be challenging.

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Self-Care for Caregivers

If you are providing care for someone else on an occasional, part-time, or full-time basis, you may need a little support yourself.

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Financial Planning

5 Ways to Save Money on a Fixed Income

Living well on a fixed budget can be challenging. Here are five tips to make it easier to keep your budget in check while enjoying life a little more.

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Health & Medical

Your Medicine Cabinet and Drug Safety

Shelf life usually refers to the time between a medication’s manufacture date and its expiration date.

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6 Geriatric Assessments

As people age, their ability to conduct various aspects of routine living may come into question. Too often, however, assessments of when such thresholds have been crossed are triggered by a crisis, such as a fall, a stroke or another emergency situation. Unfortunately, crisis-triggered assessments may be more complicated to execute and less accurate.

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Home Modifications

Home Repair / Maintenance

Hospice

In-Home Care

Independent Living Communities

Long Term Care Insurance

Medicare

Memory Care

Medicaid

Mental Health

Nursing Homes

Nutrition & Caregiving

Real Estate

4 Reasons to Work with an Exclusive Seniors Real Estate Specialist

You’ve Probably Heard the saying, “all real estate is local.” Its a truism that refers to the unique qualities of neighborhoods and properties-and the importance of working with a real estate Professional who intimately understands a local market. 

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Scams

Dos and Don’ts for Stopping Phone Scams

Today’s fraudsters have many tricks up their sleeve. Their methods rely on deception and frequently entail manipulating strong human emotions, like fear and love.

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Senior Living Communities

Moving

Moving On Guide

A Guide to Housing-Related Resources Tailored to Seniors and their Families

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Make a Smoother Transition

Moving is never easy. But if you haven’t done it in a while—or need a little extra help—there are a number of services, organizations and individuals who can make your move easier.

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Choosing a Senior Move Professional

Specialists in senior moves can provide extremely valuable services during challenging transitions.

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Transportation Options

Travel

Non-Traditional and Budget-Minded Accommodations for Senior Travelers

Perhaps your desire to travel is great, but your budget to tackle your bucket list is minimal. That’s ok. If you are willing to be a little less conventional in your approach to travel, you can still save money while getting a more authentic experience.

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VA Benefits

Will and Trusts