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My elderly mother lives alone, but despite her age, she is one of the healthiest, feistiest people I know. However, that doesn’t keep me from worrying about her living by herself. Most specifically, I can’t help but fear she’ll be injured should she fall with no one around to help her.
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- Types of In-Home Care Companies
- Having the Conversation: When You Think Your Loved One Needs Senior Housing
My elderly mother lives alone, but despite her age, she is one of the healthiest, feistiest people I know. However, that doesn’t keep me from worrying about her living by herself. Most specifically, I can’t help but fear she’ll be injured should she fall with no one around to help her....
A reverse mortgage is a type of loan where the bank makes available the value of the home’s equity. The homeowner can withdraw the principal of the mortgage in a lump sum, in monthly payments, as a revolving line of credit, or in a combination of these options....
More and more older Americans are moving back in with their kids—and their grandkids. Approximately 49 million Americans, or about 16% of the total population, live in a household with two adult generations as of 2008, according to the Pew Research Center....
If you’re about to turn 65 and qualify for Medicare, take note—you may have to switch doctors. With many primary care doctors not accepting Medicare, it’s not unusual for people who qualify to suddenly be faced with the necessity of switching from a doctor they’ve had for years....
Recently, 87-year-old Lorraine Bayless—a resident of Glenwood Gardens Skilled Nursing Facility in Bakersfield, California—collapsed on the ground. A nurse at the facility called 911, but would not give Ms. Bayless CPR—telling the dispatcher it was against the facility’s policy....
If someone you love is in the hospital, this can be a bewildering, stressful, and painful time. And although ideally everyone in the hospital would receive the same level of excellent care, this is not always the case. Many hospitals are understaffed, and care providers sometimes struggle with giving the best treatment to everyone....