Assisted Living Facilities Facing New Strain as Residents Become Older, Sicker

For decades, assisted living has been seen as the ideal bridge between independent living and skilled nursing care. When mom or dad needed a little extra help with activities of daily living, such as assistance getting dressed or reminders to take prescriptions, assisted living facilities were designed to meet the need. One industry source pegs … Read more

Handling the High Cost of Caring for Aging Parents While Raising Your Kids

They’re often called the “sandwich generation,” squeezed between the costs and pressures of raising their own kids while caring for aging parents. If you’re a member of the sandwich generation, the name must seem especially appropriate. Today’s 40 or 50-year-old can very likely have parents in their 80s and kids in their teens or younger, … Read more

New Research Links Poor Dental Care with Added Risk for Dementia

Everyone knows that good dental care is important. But could poor dental care actually increase the risk of dementia? Recent research says the answer may be yes. The important news for anyone with an aging loved one: oral health and brain health are interconnected. With an aging population and increasing prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and … Read more

Try These Mental Health Tips to Manage Depression and Anxiety

Are you a senior managing depression and anxiety? If you are, then you’re hardly alone. While precise figures are hard to quantify, the CDC estimates that as many as 13 percent of seniors suffer with depression, and the figures for anxiety may be even higher. Managing depression and anxiety is a burden no one should … Read more

25% of Medicare Advantage Members Report Unexpected Costs

Medicare open enrollment begins next month, and that means those Medicare Advantage ads can’t be far behind. But do Medicare Advantage (MA) plans really bring all the “advantages” they promise? In recent years, about 40 percent of Medicare beneficiaries have chosen Medicare Advantage plans over traditional Medicare, and a large majority are reportedly satisfied with … Read more

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