Coping With Caregiver Stress During the Holidays

December 27, 2011 § Leave a comment

Being a caregiver to a family member is more stress than many of us can handle on a normal day, but compound the pressures of your typical routine with the mayhem of the holidays and it is bound to cause anxiety and depression in the most mentally stable individuals. « Read the rest of this entry »

How To Protect The Family Home From Medicaid Recovery

December 21, 2011 § 4 Comments

When confronted with the out-of-pocket costs of long-term, and the possibility of utilizing Medicaid to help pay those costs, the most common question I hear is, “Am I going to lose my house?” « Read the rest of this entry »

Is Assisted Living A Bad Word In Your Family?

December 5, 2011 § Leave a comment

In our society we have stigmitised assisted living homes to a point that it is almost a bad word. Unfortunately there are facilities that fit the sterotype of “old folks home”, but so many centers are modern communities that offer seniors the opportunity to flourish. With so many different facilities available, there is bound to be one that will fit your loved one’s needs. But how do we convince them of that? « Read the rest of this entry »

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