May 22, 2019

152 – What Is a “Buy In” at a Long Term Care Community?

How much does it cost to move into a long term care community?  The answer depends on the community.  Some have up front costs and others don’t.  In today’s show  I examine some of the up front costs at long term care communities including the concept of a “Buy In.” […]
May 20, 2019

151 – Will My Loved One Be Bored in an Assisted Living Community?

There are a number of ways to describe assisted living communities.  Some people call them cruise ships that never leave the dock while others say they’re like being in a college dormitory.  Either way there’s usually something there for everyone.  But there are a few things to consider. In today’s […]
May 17, 2019

150 – Two Questions That Give Tremendous Insight Into Your Elderly Loved One’s Quality of Life

Is your loved one happy or are they just going through the motions?  Do they have anything to do or to look forward to? In this episode I discuss two very simple yet powerful questions that give great insight into your loved one’s quality of life.  It’s most applicable to […]
May 15, 2019

149 – What’s the Difference Between Independent Senior Living Communities and Assisted Living Communities?

There are many different levels of care available to people as they age.  Two of the least well known are independent senior living communities and assisted living communities. However, these are two great options for people who want a community setting. These options fit the need for people who want […]
May 13, 2019

148 – The Answer to Every Elder Care Challenge is Out There

You’re the caregiver for an aging parent, spouse or elderly loved one dealing with issues associated with aging.  You’re learning what to do on the fly – and it isn’t easy.  Along the way things will come up and the answer won’t be obvious.  You’ll wonder to yourself if there’s […]
May 5, 2019
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147 – Someone Said My Elderly Loved One Can’t Go Home – Now What?

When someone is in a rehab center or hospital their care plan needs to be adjusted.  Care solutions need to be modified.   You are ready to do whatever’s needed to help your loved one in that situation. You look to the elder care professionals helping your loved one for advice.  […]