Category Archives for "50 and Older"
Moving is never easy, especially downsizing for seniors. But if you haven’t done it in a while—or need a little extra help—there are a number of services, organizations and individuals who can make your move easier, including: SENIOR MOVE MANAGERSAccording to the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM.org), members are “individuals who assist older […]Continue reading
Elder law attorneys cover a wide variety of legal areas, potentially including guardianship, long-term care planning, knowledge of government benefit programs, powers of attorney, estate planning, advance medical directives, elder abuse issues, tax law, retirement and pensions, asset protection, trust planning and contract law. The American Bar Association (the governing professional association for lawyers in […]Continue reading
Life planning, like so many other things, is often harder to begin than to finish. Society shies away from discussing death and its impact on others. As a result, many things are often left undone until it’s too late. In some cases, this just makes it harder on the person tasked with finding and pulling […]Continue reading
One unfortunate aspect of aging is that living independently can become more difficult. What are some of the warning signs that your mom and/or dad may need assistance? BRUISINGOlder skin bruises more easily and they may not be telling you that they are experiencing falls, bumping into things, or have become increasingly unsteady. A medical […]Continue reading
As people age, their ability to conduct various aspects of routine living may come into question. Too often, however, geriatric assessments of when such thresholds have been crossed are triggered by a crisis, such as a fall, a stroke or another emergency situation. Unfortunately, crisis-triggered assessments may be more complicated to execute and less accurate. […]Continue reading