Helping you understand financials in senior care
Private pay Costs are covered out-of-pocket. Long term care insurance An insurance policy designed to offer financial support to pay for long-term care services. Medicaid conversion A community which allows switching from private pay to Medicaid ...
Helping you know the difference in senior housing and care
55+ living A community designed with the needs of aged 55+ as a focus (rather than young couple etc.). Typically gated. Adult family home Home in a residential area licensed for care. A room, meals, laundry, supervision, and varying levels of ...
There comes a time when the family has grown up and moved out, and the parents are left with a massive house. Downsizing is a key option to consider. However it is more important to consider what you want from a new house such as access to lifestyle, ...
Al and Greta Boldt have an idyllic nomadic retirement living out of an RV. Their appeal of this senior lifestyle is their ability to be constantly surrounded by "this beautiful country". They paid $50,000 for a 12-year old 37-foot RV and have been to ...
Taking away a seniors smartphone
With cognitive impairment, devices such as cellphones and laptop computers become difficult to use. A senior might say that they are finding a technology difficult to use rather than admitting a memory issue. However recognising the underlying issue ...