Important Considerations to Help Florida Seniors During Older Americans Month

Important Considerations to Help Florida Seniors During Older Americans Month

Did you know that May is National Older Americans Month? Communities, families and loved ones are encouraged to get involved in learning about the issues that our Older Americans face as they age. Do you have an older loved one in your family? Do you have neighbors who are older? This month think about how you could help the elders in your life by reading the following. 1. Consider grocery shopping and meal planning for an Older American. You...
Warning Signs Your Aging Parent May Need Memory Care Soon

Warning Signs Your Aging Parent May Need Memory Care Soon

Becoming more forgetful can be as natural a symptom of aging as gray hair. How do you decipher this forgetfulness from more serious symptoms of Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia that may require a greater level of care? Let us review warning signs your aging parent may need memory care soon. If your parent has been repeatedly asking the same question or losing his or her train of thought mid-sentence, this can be a warning sign. If your...
Why Your Aging Parent Needs a Power of Attorney NOW

Why Your Aging Parent Needs a Power of Attorney NOW

Have you heard that one of the most important estate planning documents may be the durable power of attorney? This document can give a trusted adult the ability to manage the affairs of another, should that individual become incapacitated. If there is not a valid power of attorney in place before becoming incapacitated, then the court may appoint a guardian for the individual, and it may not be who the incapacitated person would have...