News Category: Senior Choice

Planning Ahead: Transportation Options for When One No Longer Drives

One of the most challenging things for older adults is to give up their car keys. They are not just losing their ability to drive. They can feel as if they are losing their ability to be an active member of the community, see their friends when and if they want to, go shopping when they need to and schedule appointments with their doctors when they have to. Many of you may have dealt with their angst at needing to let go of that sense of freedom and independence and have felt their anguish. They experience a deep sense of [&hellip
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Posted on 3, July 2018

in Category Senior Choice

Traditional and New Ways to Pay for Long Term Care

When discussing long term care, we typically refer to the help and care that people with chronic illnesses, disabilities or other such variants, including dementia, require over an extended period of time. In addition, employer-based health coverage generally does not pay for daily or extended care services. Medicare can cover a short stay in a nursing home (for rehabilitation) and some at-home care, also for a limited amount of time, and Medicaid only serves those who meet specific income requirements. So the question begs… what are one’s options for paying for long term care? Paying out-of-pocket is certainly an option. [&hellip
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Posted on 25, April 2018

in Category Senior Choice