Senior Safety: Are You Prepared in the Event of an Emergency?

Senior Safety: Are You Prepared in the Event of an Emergency?

Life is unpredictable, and you never know when an emergency may occur. For seniors who live alone, this can be a serious concern. If they should happen to fall and can’t get up, or suffer from a medical emergency, what plans are in place to ensure they get the help they need in a timely … Continue reading Senior Safety: Are You Prepared in the Event of an Emergency?

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What You Need to Know about Long-Term Care Insurance

What You Need to Know about Long-Term Care Insurance

When many people think of long-term care (LTC), the first thing that comes to mind is a nursing home. While long-term care insurance can be used to offset nursing home care costs, it can also be used in variety of other situations, such as paying for in-home care. Long-term care insurance is designed to help pay … Continue reading What You Need to Know about Long-Term Care Insurance

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Money Trouble: Common Financial Issues for Seniors

Money Trouble: Common Financial Issues for Seniors

When many people picture retirement, they imagine relaxing, traveling, visiting with grandchildren, and basically having free time to spend as they wish. But the reality is that this isn’t always the case. Many seniors face financial challenges as they age, and this can put a damper on what they imagined retirement to be like. Being … Continue reading Money Trouble: Common Financial Issues for Seniors

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Fighting Back Against Depression in Seniors

Fighting Back Against Depression in Seniors

Depression is not a normal part of aging, though it does affect millions of seniors. It is a mental health disorder, but one that can be effectively treated and managed. Left untreated, depression can make it more difficult for the elderly to recover from illness or injury and impact their quality of life. It can … Continue reading Fighting Back Against Depression in Seniors

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How to Meet the Emotional Needs of Older Adults

In old age, seniors have to face different types of physical and emotional challenges. At this stage of life, their social circle decreases and new health problems start arising. They often need to share their feelings and seek emotional shelter to feel a little better but don’t always have the same support circle they once … Continue reading How to Meet the Emotional Needs of Older Adults

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