Caregiving Services in Grosse Pointe MI

Seniors Missing Out on Billions in Benefits A good portion of seniors and their caregivers could use some help paying for food, heating, health care, and other life essentials, but many have little—if any—knowledge of how much financial aid they can actually get. And, in this case, what you don’t know may…

Caregiving Services in Macomb, Michigan

Seniors Missing Out on Billions in Benefits A good portion of seniors and their caregivers could use some help paying for food, heating, health care, and other life essentials, but many have little—if any—knowledge of how much financial aid they can actually get. And, in this case, what you don’t know may…

IRS Warns of Tax Scam Targeting the Elderly

As we approach the April 17 Federal Tax Return Deadline, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) warns seniors of a scam that has frequented this year’s filings. According to an IRS press release, over the past few weeks, the organization has seen an inundation of fraudulent claims targeted at the elderly. Many seniors…

Caregiving Services in Warren, Michigan

National Survey Underscores Need for Eldercare Strategy If you knew of the resources in your community that would help you take care of your elderly loved one, would you take advantage of them? Sixty-one percent of caregivers are aware of community support services (wellness programs, Meals on Wheels, home health…

Was An Alzheimer’s-Stricken Coach Forced From Her Job?

Was basketball coaching legend, Pat Summit, forcibly driven from her job because of an early-onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis? Summit originally announced her retirement this past April, saying that she felt it was an appropriate time for her to hand over the reins of the storied University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball…

Caregiving Services in Farmington Hills, MI

Elder-care costs, state-by-state The MetLife Mature Market Institute has now published its annual survey of nursing home, assisted living, and other elder-care costs, and, as always, it’s valuable reading for anyone who’s nearing their own retirement, or helping older relatives navigate theirs. Here are a few points worth pondering: Where you live…

Caregiving Services in Warren, MI

Sometimes after visiting or talking to a parent, many adult children find themselves wondering if their mom or dad might benefit from having some help around the house. Whether it is the result of the sudden death of a spouse, recovering from illness or surgery or simply from advanced aging, home…

Surprise: You Might Get Elder Care Help at Work

On April 18, 2013, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,, , With No Comments

It makes sense that performance at work would suffer when an employee is under enormous pressure outside of work.  Employees who are faced with having to care for elderly parents see their lives change in an instant. Caring for elderly parents is a challenge for anyone much less for adults…

Caregiving Services in Macomb County, MI

How to communicate with your loved one’s caregiver Working with a professional caregiver to help care for a family member can sometimes seem more problematic than helpful; but with good communication you can ensure your loved one will receive the best possible care.  Whether you have hired a full-time or…

Two-Thirds Of California Voters Unprepared For Costs Of Growing Older According To Poll

On September 15, 2011, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,, , With No Comments

California’s weak economy has voters cutting back on current expenses and largely unable to meet essential future ones, such as the cost of long-term care, according to a new poll from The SCAN Foundation and the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The poll, in its second year, sought to…