July 17, 2019

163 – How to Pick the Best Sub-Acute Rehab Facility for Your Elderly Loved One

Choosing a sub-acute rehab facility is difficult.  Everyone wants the best for their loved one.  So how do you select the best possible sub-acute rehab facility for your loved one? It’s not as hard as you think.  Listen to today’s episode to hear my answer. I hope this episode helps you […]
July 15, 2019

162 – Can a Someone Get Paid to Provide Care to Their Aging Parent or Elderly Loved One?

Children are often the primary caregivers for their elderly parents.  Many children take time off from work and cost themselves money to provide the care their parent needs.  This leads to a common question – can an elderly parent pay their caregiver child?  While it is possible and, in some […]
July 14, 2019

161 – Does Everyone in the Assisted Living Community or Nursing Home Know That My Loved One’s on Medicaid?

Privacy is important to everyone.  Our loved one’s financial status is no one’s business but theirs. A lot of people are concerned that their loved one’s financial information will become public if they ever need long term care Medicaid.  Today on the podcast I discuss who actually knows when someone […]
July 12, 2019

160 – How to Get the Best Care Possible for a Loved One on Medicaid in an Assisted Living Community or Nursing Home

I take the position that there’s no difference in the care provided to someone in an assisted living community or nursing home on Medicaid versus someone paying for care privately.  But, it’s still possible to improve your loved one’s care.  You can take some affirmative steps to help them get […]
July 10, 2019

159 – Is There Such a Thing as a Medicaid Nursing Home or Medicaid Assisted Living Community?

There’s a common misconception that when someone needs Medicaid.  People think there are horrible Medicaid only alternatives.  These are supposedly the worst facilities in the area and only take those people who are out of money and on Medicaid. Fortunately, this is not what really happens.  People on Medicaid receive […]
July 5, 2019

158 – The Three Building Blocks of Elder Care

Elder care is complicated.  It can feel like you’re stuck in a whirlwind.  But it can be made easier.  If you have a system or a process to deal with the overall situation it can be manageable.  You can bring order to the chaos. In this podcast episode I discuss […]
July 3, 2019

157 – Realistic Expectations for Our Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Types of Dementia

When someone has Alzheimer’s disease or some other type of dementia their brains are damaged.  As the disease progresses the damage in their brains gets worse.  The person looks mostly the same on the outside but there are significant changes on the inside. We often assume our loved ones dealing […]