The isolation is increasing as we deal with this virus. It seems that as soon as we get a handle on how to live our life it gets worse. There has been an estimate that the virus won’t peak until early June. It is unprecedented in our lifetime. Our loved ones may remember the previous … Continue reading Coronovirus and Self Care
We live in a medicated world. Take a pill for this or that, it is the easiest answer. We should all try to address pain through non-medical ways, and there are lots – meditating, distraction, resting, heat, and the internet has all sorts of apps and other tools. But sometimes, you just turn to a … Continue reading Safe Painkillers for those of us over 62
Many families are looking at the costs of care for their Elder. Home care, Day Care, Assisted Living and Nursing Facilities, the array can be confusing. What do they cover? What don’t they cover? Genworth (the insurance folks) have a website that addresses it (https://www.genworth.com/aging-and-you/finances/cost-of-care.html). As does the Dept of Health and Human Services (https://longtermcare.acl.gov/costs-how-to-pay/costs-of-care.html). … Continue reading What does it cost?
Great article in Medium today, writing about those who are Elder Orphans. Defined as ” An elder orphan is someone “of an age” who has no immediate family in their life. “ Know, as you read the article that Aging Care Professionals can help! Give Marcie Dimenstein a call today. Judy Colbert What It Means to … Continue reading Elder Orphans – How not to be alone
Aging Life Care Professionals provide a holistic approach across 8 core areas. Sometimes you hear about professionals who are “patient advocates”. A patient advocate is singularly focused on health concerns, where an Aging Life Care Professional sees the whole person. Health is only one aspect of a person’s life. Likewise, a financial planner is dedicated … Continue reading What is an Aging Life Care Manager?
This is a post from the Alzheimers Association. Although they write about Alzheimer’s, this is about the things you can do for your loved one with any type of dementia. If you need any help with Dementia or any other issues of aging, please give me a call at 203-710-0500. Marcie Holidays and Alzheimer’s The … Continue reading Holidays and Dementia
By prioritizing the older adults’ goals and values, Aging Life Care Managers® help families and their loved one’s age well. TUCSON, ARIZ. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 30, 2018 Person-centered care is the idea that a person’s perspective, goals, and values should be at the forefront of their medical care. This method focuses on providing “thoughtful, systematic, and incremental” … Continue reading Person-Centered Care at the Heart of Aging Life Care Managers® Work with Aging Adults