New PBS Documentary — “The Genius of Marian” — Explores How Alzheimer’s Runs in Families

Pam White and her son, Banker, by Marian Williams Steele. Many people fear that Alzheimer's disease in the family may be passed on to children and grandchildren. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, research has shown that … [Read more...]

Considering Home Care? Read this First!

Making the decision to hire a home care service to provide care for your loved one is an important decision and can, at the same time, be very difficult. If an illness or recovery from surgery requires nursing care or … [Read more...]

Reverse Mortgage Industry in Trouble?

I’ve written several times over the years on the topic of Reverse Mortgages.  My first article explained the concept and requirements of a Reverse Mortgage and how seniors can use a reverse mortgage.  My second article, … [Read more...]

New Medicare out-of-pocket home health care expenses for Seniors on the horizon?

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission suggested Thursday one strategy to cut health care spending; the strategy would force Medicare recipients who receive home health care to pay an out-of-pocket cost.  The proposed cost is … [Read more...]

How expensive will nursing homes be in 2020?

The cost of growing old is a concept Baby Boomers are beginning to wrestle with as they contemplate long term care options for both themselves and their aging parents. But in today’s age of economic uncertainty and rising care … [Read more...]