April 3, 2019
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138 – When is the Time Right for Hospice Care?

Contact hospice the first time you think of hospice care as a possibility for your loved one.  People wait way too long before obtaining this benefit.  Hospice is a gift of hope and helps to improve quality of life at life’s most difficult time.  Listen to this episode of the […]
March 29, 2019
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137 – Financial Protections for the Community Spouse

What happens when one spouse needs assisted living, memory care or nursing home care and the other spouse remains home in the community?  Will there be enough money to support the spouse who remains home?  This episode is an overview of the financial protections in place for the community spouse.  […]
March 27, 2019
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136 – Make an Appointment If You Want to Tour an Assisted Living, Nursing Home or Other Long Term Care Community

It’s really important to tour any long term care community your loved one might move into.  The question is whether you schedule the tour or just pop in.  Listen to this episode to learn why I suggest you schedule the tour. I hope this helps when the time comes that […]
March 26, 2019
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135 – Don’t Worry About What Others Think About Supportive Devices in Your Home

When someone wants to stay home as long as possible they need to do everything they can to accomplish that goal.  If that means installing grab bars or using an emergency response pendant then so be it.  Unfortunately way too many people refuse help and adaptive devices due to fear […]
March 22, 2019
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134 – Preventing Bed Sores

The best way to cure a bed sore is to prevent it from happening. What is a bed sore and how do you prevent it?  If you can answer these questions it can go a long way towards helping your aging parent, spouse or elderly loved one maintain the highest […]
March 20, 2019
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133 – Don’t Worry About What Others Think When it Comes to Your Loved One’s Care and Happiness

When it comes to caring for your loved one there are a lot of opinions about what’s right.  Each situations is different.  What works in your specific situations depends on your loved one’s needs, wants and money.  Don’t worry about what anyone else thinks of your loved one’s care plan.  […]