How State Long-Term Care Services and Supports Measure Up

  A look at the Long-Term Care Services and Supports Scorecard, 2014. In the next few years, our nation faces an upsurge of older adults living longer with debilitating chronic conditions. Their need for specialized long-term care will soar and place new demands on … [Read more...]

Find A Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS)

The following article covers how you can find a Certified Aging in Place Specialist in your city. What is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist? The Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) designation program was developed by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) … [Read more...]

About Certified Aging in Place Specialist Training (CAPS)

This page tells you how to earn your CAPS designation. The following Certified Aging in Place Specialist training article covers the conditions and requirements for becoming CAPS certified. What is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist? The Certified Aging in Place Specialist … [Read more...]

Help for Making the Right Prescription Drug Plan Choice

Did you know that if you are on Medicare you are eligible for prescription coverage no matter what your health situation or how much money you have? What about those who are a very limited income? Did you know you could qualify for extra assistance with your … [Read more...]

When to Have the Money Talk With Your Parents

Too often, adult children have no idea of the state their parents financial affairs are in and parents aren't usually prone to disclosing this type of information without some discussion. We've covered the difficulties of talking to elderly parents about money before, but it … [Read more...]

Saving More Important Than Ever

A study by the AARP released last week reveals the impact this economy is having on Baby Boomers.  A high percentage of individuals have changed the way they invest their money because of these turbulent economic times.  Many are dipping into their retirement accounts or have … [Read more...]

Marital Status May Determine Risk of Alzheimer’s

Sound crazy? Incredibly, it may not be so far fetched. At least, not according to research conducted by a group at the KI Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the Karolinska Institutet, in Stockholm, Sweden. As reported in a AARP Bulletin, the results of their study over a … [Read more...]