April 26, 2019
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145 – What’s the Difference Between a Nursing Home and a Long-Term Care Center?

There are various long-term care options available to assist our aging parents, spouses or elderly loved ones.  When your new to the caregiving process these options can seem confusing and overwhelming.  Things become even more confusing when the same care option has two different names. In today’s episode I discuss […]
April 17, 2019
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144 – It’s Not Easy Needing Help

The other day I hurt my shoulder.  I couldn’t do anything for myself.  I was totally dependent on my wife and kids for assistance.  Fortunately they were there and happy to help. However, I felt like a burden.  I was putting them out and making their lives difficult.  They had […]
April 15, 2019
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143 – Beware of Timeshares

Timeshares work really well for some people.  But for others they can be a big problem.  If your loved one purchased a time share they can’t afford be careful discussing it with them.  Don’t make them feel worse about their decision.  Show them support and help them deal with the […]
April 13, 2019
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142 – No Size Fits All When Caring for a Loved One

Caring for an aging parent, spouse or elderly loved one is difficult.  It can be very stressful.  However, listening to what others have experienced can sometimes be the most frustrating part of the process. Everyone’s situation is different.  Don’t look at what others do or achieve and expect the same […]
April 10, 2019
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141 – Memory Care Move In Day – Should You Stay or Should You Go?

Memory care assisted living is a great resource for people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or some other type of dementia.  It provides tremendous assistance to people in need of a special kind of help.  However, like everything else, there can be some challenges.  Specifically how your cognitively impaired loved one […]
April 8, 2019
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140 – Are Elder Law Attorneys Expensive?

People think elder law attorneys are expensive.  Why wouldn’t they.  Elder Law attorneys often ask for big checks – many times thousands or tens of thousands of dollars.  But the value the they provide can be tremendous.  Check out this episode to learn more about how elder law attorneys charge […]
April 3, 2019
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139 – Who Gets to be Guardian if One is Needed

What happens when someone needs a guardian?  Who gets to do that job? The answer isn’t so simple. Many states have statutory priorities that give some people the right to serve in that position before others. In this episode we’ll discuss those provisions. We’ll also discuss some potential problems when […]