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Dollars and Cents- Navigating the Financial Waters of Senior Living

Lisa Robinette Alzheimer's and Dementia, Assisted Living, Money and Finance, Moving Seniors, Senior Care, Senior Living Leave a comment , , , , , , , , , , ,

During my time working with families to identify options around senior living, one specific worry that seemed to come up over and over again…a question really, “will we outlive our resources?”   I found that many families had done extensive planning, but for only two – three years  of senior living only.  But we find that […]

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6 New Quality Measures Coming to Nursing Home Compare, Five-Star Rating System

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6 New Quality Measures Coming to Nursing Home Compare, Five-Star Rating System New quality measures for skilled nursing facilities will be introduced in the coming months, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services officials said during an Open Door Forum call for providers. Data for six new quality measures — some based on Medicare claims, others […]

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Warning Signs a Senior Shouldn’t Be Driving

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Warning Signs a Senior Shouldn’t Be Driving Wondering if it is time to take away the keys? There are a number of issues you should take into account. It would be a lot easier if we could just assign an age when people are no longer safe drivers, but as a group, seniors are relatively […]

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Using The Internet For Seniors

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Using The Internet For Seniors The internet is a valuable resource for seniors and it can be particularly helpful for those with mobility issues as it makes doing many things, such as paying bills; keeping in contact with people; and shopping, much easier, as they can all be done from home. If the senior is […]

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Top 5 Problems with Your Estate Plan

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Top 5 Problems with Your Estate Plan What are some unexpected problems that may arise when you leave money to your family upon your death? Heirs recklessly spend their inheritance: Failure to leave your estate to your heirs in a trust means that your family “wins the lottery” upon your death. Your spouse and/or children […]

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