Keeping Healthy Teeth As You Age 

Through the years, your teeth get a lot of use. It’s important to take time for good dental hygiene while you’re young and becomes even more important as you age. Keeping healthy teeth can help you avoid dentures, prevent many dental problems, and even improve the quality of your overall health. Medical studies have found that tooth decay is linked to serious medical … [Read more...]

Does Ongoing Education Reduce Chances of Dementia?

  The number of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease will increase 40 percent in the next 12 years, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. That’s a pretty scary statistic, especially for Baby Boomers looking forward to retirement. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death, and one in three seniors die with either Alzheimer’s or another form of … [Read more...]

Long term care insurance

  While making plans for the care you may need in the future, don’t forget to consider long term care insurance. Long term care insurance helps cover some costs of long term care, which may become necessary for as much as 70% of the population over age 65. Whether you experience gradual decline of abilities or suffer a sudden illness or disability, long term care … [Read more...]

Early Long Term Care Planning

  So you are planning on aging in place. You’ve implemented a plan that has included home modifications to help you as you get older. Then, just as you feel proud and secure in your plan, you have new disabilities to consider. Just because you need some assistance does not mean you have to sacrifice your independence. In fact, a little long term care planning now … [Read more...]

Senior Healthcare And Planning

I'm reading a lot of reports about senior healthcare; specifically rural healthcare for seniors lately. It certainly is a real issue. And, if you're being realistic as you make your own aging in place plans, you need to know and act on the fact that we all will face care needs at some point. There are many factors that concern senior healthcare today. So many things we see … [Read more...]