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Ways to Finance Senior Care

By Heather Brown
August 03, 2015

Senior care isn’t always a topic people like to discuss, but understanding how to finance your senior care options is as important as the expenses associated with other typical life events like college, retirement, and life insurance. Understand the basics when it comes to financing senior care so that you can be prepared when the ...

: Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Do You Know the Difference?

By Heather Brown
July 29, 2015

Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Do You Know the Difference? Dementia is not a single disease. Rather it includes a number of different conditions with different causes, including Alzheimer’s disease, a shared collection of symptoms common to these disorders, usually in the elderly. Dementia symptoms • Memory problems, especially short term memory loss • Increasing difficulty communicating, finding words • Progressive ...

Home Safety Checklist for Home Health Care

By Heather Brown
July 20, 2015

We all become so accustomed to the “things” that make our houses homes that we may not realize that that slanting floor in the bathroom or area rug in the bedroom could pose a safety hazard for the aging relatives we love and work so hard to protect. Using a home safety checklist as you ...