5 Hidden Costs of Aging in Place

Aging in place means being able to live in your own home and community safely, independently and comfortably. Some older people might consider moving into an assisted living facility or a newer home with amenities designed to make aging in place easier. However, you may wish to stay in your own home and make changes so you’ll be comfortable there for the long … [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...]

What is Long Term Care?

  Long term care is a term used to describe the range of assistance a person might need to receive and can include medical care, custodial care or other services. This might be needed as a result of any long-term condition (i.e. stroke, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, etc.), an illness or the decline in a person's physical capabilities due to aging. Although there is … [Read more...]