Tips for Managing Parents with Dementia

Do your loved ones have an Umbrella Insurance policy?

Do your loved ones have an Umbrella Insurance policy?

Two options to help protect your loved ones assets when dementia is diagnosed.

The Cascading Impact of Missing Tax Filings

The Cascading Impact of Missing Tax Filings

Many people forget that they need to present their filed taxes when they need a loan.

Be Careful on Your Next Visit to the Doctor

A new low for thieves. Targeting older adults at the doctor’s office.

How do if know if a community is a safe place for mom or dad?

My parents tried to get ahead of having one of us choose a community to help with their care. The bought into a Life Care Community in 1998. However, they never really wanted to live there. It got comical when they told us they didn’t want to really move in yet because that is where […]

The Impact of Caregiving on Employment

The Impact of Caregiving on Employment

Will employers ever realize that the cost-cutting measures to remove many of the wellness programs they used to invest in could actually make a big difference to their bottom line? The trend seems to be on encouraging better health for the employees through monetary incentives to do everything from drinking more water to getting in […]

You are still their child, even at 60!

You are still their child, even at 60!

I have the chance to meet and talk to a lot of adult children who are caring for loved ones with dementia. At a recent “Caregiver Academy” talk, I shared some of the major roadblocks I faced when trying to help my parents. I usually get a few open guffaws from other adult children facing […]

Seven ways to avoid the health scams targeting seniors

Seven ways to avoid the health scams targeting seniors

The FBI did a presentation in November for AARP that had some valuable information that can help older adults. In working with seniors now, I often seen many of these scams played out and work to undo and recoup money that has been siphoned away through exploitation. The majority of senior scams start when the […]