Blog 2017-06-20T12:40:53+00:00

What You Need to Know About Medicaid’s PACE Program

Medicaid’s Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) offers community-based care to adults age 55 and older who need nursing-home level care, allowing them to continue living at home as long as possible. Each individual receives services that are tailored to their needs based on their current health conditions. [...]

July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Staying Cool in the Summer: How Seniors Can Avoid Heat Stroke

Older adults are more susceptible to heat stroke. Seniors’ bodies aren’t as sensitive to temperature changes and have a more difficult time adjusting, especially if taking beta blockers or medications that contribute to dehydration. In 2016, 50 percent of heat-related deaths occurred in those aged 60 to 89. It’s a [...]

July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What Should Seniors Know About Medicare Reform?

Medicare and Medicaid reform makes headlines on a daily basis. The past decade has seen major changes to Medicare and Medicaid, and if the proposed GOP healthcare bill is passed, more changes are yet to come. What should seniors know about Medicare reform? What’s Getting Cut? First of all, understand [...]

July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Top 5 Facts to Know for Seniors Considering a Reverse Mortgage

The reverse mortgage is a useful tool that can successfully support seniors during their retirement years – it’s a way to use your biggest asset, your home, for consistent income over the course of decades. While reverse mortgages have supported hundreds of thousands of seniors’ retirement budgets, they don’t come [...]

July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

6 Essential Senior Summer Travel Tips

Planning a vacation to sightsee or visit family? When you’re a senior, there are special considerations you need to observe in order to have your trip go as smoothly as possible. Besides locking your home securely and packing your sunscreen, here are six specific senior summer travel trips to help [...]

June 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|