December 27, 2018
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097 – The Benefits of a Pre-Planned and Pre-Paid Funeral

The possibility of pre-planning a funeral is an issue that comes up when someone is caring for an aging parent, spouse or elderly loved one. It can be a difficult conversation but there are many benefits to be had if you can discuss it. Pre-planning a loved one’s funeral can […]
December 24, 2018
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096 – Resource Spotlight – The Pros and Cons of No Cost Senior Placement Services

No cost senior placement services are very much out there.  Some spend millions of dollars in advertising each year offering to help you find placement for your elderly loved one.  But, you need to be aware of what these are and how they work.  They definitely have some pros and […]
December 21, 2018
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095 – 2.5 Different Types of Living Arrangements in Memory Care Assisted Living Communities

Memory care assisted living communities are usually set up with one of two living arrangements for their residents.  One is where everyone lives together commingled – people of all different cognitive abilities live together in one big building and aren’t separated based on their memory issues.  The other is where […]
December 19, 2018
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094 – What is Respite Care?

Every caregiver needs to take time away to care for themselves. Whether it’s a few minutes or a month long vacation – self care for the caregiver is extremely important. Respite care can free the caregiver to get the break they need.  Listen to this episode to learn about this […]
December 17, 2018
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093 – Does Hospice Speed Up the Dying Process?

There are many myths associated with hospice care.  One of them is that hospice will speed up the dying process.  This just isn’t true.  Listen to today’s episode to learn more about this myth and how hospice care could benefit your loved one and you. Remember, it never hurts to […]
December 14, 2018
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092 – What is Hospice Care?

Hospice care is a wonderful benefit available to people towards the end of their life.  It can greatly improve quality of life for the patient and their families.  Unfortunately many people are unsure of hospice and how it can help to the point where they don’t look into it for […]