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What does it cost?

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?

Holidays and Dementia

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

Person-Centered Care at the Heart of Aging Life Care Managers® Work with Aging Adults

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

8 WAYS FOR CAREGIVERS IN THE SANDWICH GENERATION TO REDUCE STRESS

America’s Sandwich Generation, men and women in their forties to sixties with both aging parents and children to care for, is one of the fastest growing populations. This group of people often find themselves stuck in the middle of trying to juggle a hectic schedule that includes caring for parents experiencing a decline in health, … Continue reading 8 WAYS FOR CAREGIVERS IN THE SANDWICH GENERATION TO REDUCE STRESS