What’s the Difference Between Assisted Living and Nursing Home Care, and which is Less Expensive?

Q. We are currently caring for my mother-in-law, Margaret, in our home. We enjoy having her with us, but as her needs keep becoming greater, we find that she may need more support than we can provide. I have read that when a … [Read more...]

Senior Living Now and in 2028

Maria lived in a colonial-style townhome with 14 stairs up from the basement, and 14 more to her bedroom. It was wearing on her joints to go up and down all those steps. She was also beginning to feel lonely and isolated, since … [Read more...]

“Aging Together” With Your Parents

Q. My husband and I are in our mid 60’s. Our kids are married with their own children, and we are ready to retire. Fortunately, my mother is still doing well at the age of 85, but she needs assistance with certain things and gets … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Tips to Ease the Transition

Dear Commander Bun Bun, My mother will be downsizing and moving soon. She has lived in the same home for 40 years, and does not do well with change. Do you have any tips for how we can ease her transition?  Lee … [Read more...]