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...
Tips You to Keep Seniors Safe from Sweetheart Scams

Tips You to Keep Seniors Safe from Sweetheart Scams

Are you familiar with the romance scam called the “lonely heart” scam? This scam occurs when scammers and bad actors attempt to financially exploit vulnerable people. How does this happen? It can happen in many ways, including online, by the scammer earning the trust of the vulnerable person through romantic manipulation and emotional deceit. Sadly, seniors tend to be targets of many kinds of scams, but they are especially vulnerable to the...
Five Significant Changes that May Show Your Parent Needs In-Home Care

Five Significant Changes that May Show Your Parent Needs In-Home Care

After a continued period of social distancing, traveling restrictions, and limited opportunities to see loved ones in person, were you able to visit with your aging parent during the holidays? Even though technology has enabled many of us to remain connected, there are certain things that you can do, or that are easier to notice, in person. When you are visiting in person with an aging parent, it is important to pay attention to even the...
The End of the Year Long-Term Care Planning Checklist

The End of the Year Long-Term Care Planning Checklist

When it comes to your loved ones, that you care most about, you want the best for them. During this December one of the best gifts you can give is that of your time. Although it seems like a simple gift, it is one of the most valuable. During time spent, especially with parents and grandparents, you can take the time to learn how they are doing and talk to them about long-term planning.  While it is true that this is a subject that most of us...
5 Ideas to Use When Talking to Your Loved Ones About Long-Term Care Planning Over the Holidays

5 Ideas to Use When Talking to Your Loved Ones About Long-Term Care Planning Over the Holidays

Do your aging parents have a long-term care plan in place? Are you aware that, according to the American Health Care Association, more than half of Americans will require long-term care at some point in their lives? It may be a difficult topic to have with your aging parents who, at some point, may need long-term care but having a hard discussion before a parent’s health declines is optimal. Your parents will be assured that their wishes are...