Senior Living

Veterans Benefits for Assisted Living: How to Apply, Eligibility & Requirements

More than one-third of Americans over 65 are either wartime veterans or are married to one. Many veteran families may not realize the benefits available to them to help offset the cost of senior care. Less than 10 percent of those who qualify apply for Veterans Aid & Attendance use the benefit, which can be used to help pay for in-home care, board and care, assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities. This is because many veterans either are not informed or do not understand the benefits available to them. It’s actually easier to [...]

2020-06-02T16:03:17-04:00By |Senior Living|

How to Choose the Best Memory Care Facility for Dementia & Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Disease is a devastating disease, not only for the person afflicted, but also for the family who is losing a loved one day by day. My father was a very successful business man, great dad and husband. He was diagnosed when he was about 83, and slowly digressed to the stage where he had an urgent need to “go”. He had no place in mind, just needed to go. At about 5 pm everyday, he would become another person. He had hallucinations, delusions and eventually became aggressive because he believed someone was trying [...]

2020-06-03T12:30:39-04:00By |Dementia & Alzheimers, Senior Living|

Finding A Senior Living Community On Your Own vs Using Senior Placement Services

Chances are, the last time you bought a house you used a realtor. You don’t just wander the streets hoping to find the perfect home for sale, and you didn’t walk into your home negotiation by yourself. Realtors provide guidance, expertise, and inside information of the market in your area. We provide that same service for helping seniors looking for a living community Trying to gather all the needed information to make an informed decision on your own is nearly impossible. There are just too many things to consider and there are so many [...]

2020-06-02T17:19:04-04:00By |Senior Living|

When Is It Time For Assisted Living: How To Talk To Your Parents About Senior Care

There comes a time when the roles of parent and child are flipped. When children are now adult caregivers and their parents are now childlike seniors. For every family, that flip comes at a different time and in a different way. Sometimes the changes are subtle and slow. Other times the shift happens all at once as the result of a medical diagnosis or condition. Talking with your parents about their when is it time for assisted living should start early. The conversation is always easier before their medical needs make it a necessity [...]

2020-06-02T16:01:20-04:00By |Senior Living|

Senior Life Care Planning in Louisville, KY

As you age, senior life care planning seems to bring up more questions than answers. If you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic illness or disability, trying to plan for the future may feel paralyzing. Senior life care planning is about thinking and planning for your future with intention. It’s about making decisions that will serve you and your family best. It’s about maintaining control of your life and your future throughout your golden years. What is Life Care Planning? The goal of senior life care planning is to promote and maintain your health, safety [...]

2020-02-10T12:53:26-05:00By |Senior Living|