Does the US Have an Extreme Solution for Senior Housing?

Imagine if the popular show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition renovated senior housing communities, giving them a new look and, more importantly, a financial boost? Actually, the long-term care system itself is in need of a makeover, as this recent post ...

 
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My Retirement Dream

You’re never too young (or old) to start thinking about your retirement, and I don’t mean the money part of it. Not to say that isn’t important, but there are plenty of articles, resources, and information about ...

 
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Got Cabin Fever? Plan for Senior Care

Now that we’re a month into winter, you may be starting to experience a touch of cabin fever. It’s also likely that you’re spending a lot of time online, especially if the weather outside is frightful. Guess ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 10/17/12 Recap: Emergency Preparedness

It doesn’t matter if we live in the midwest’s tornado alley, or along the California fault line, or in the eye of Florida’s tropical storms and hurricanes.

The earthquake in New York City a few months ago ...

 
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What Kind of Care Do You Want?

Today’s earlier post spoke to the complex tasks that many families are tackling themselves to avoid care in assisted living or nursing homes (read it here). From administering medications to operating oxygen tanks to providing incontinence care, families are ...

 
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