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Tag Archives: Assisted Living
Many people don’t think about their potential long term care needs until they’re faced with the need for long term care. When faced with the emotional and physical turmoil of a loved one’s long term care needs, families quickly learn … Continue reading
Did you know that The $64 Question was a popular radio quiz show? During the 1940s, “That’s the $64 question” became a common catchphrase for a particularly difficult question or problem. When the show moved to television, it became The $64,000 Question! Recently, … Continue reading
In September of 2011, I dropped by my parents’ house for quick overnight visit. I had been there less than a month earlier, and at that time, our Dad exhibited some of the forgetfulness one expects with an aging parent. … Continue reading
Celebrities may seem to lead fabulous lives, but even their families and loved ones are not immune from the devastating effects of dementia. In a new Redbook magazine article, Brad Paisley’s wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, opens up about the slow and … Continue reading
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has updated the program manuals used by Medicare contractors in order to “clarify” that coverage of skilled nursing and skilled therapy services does not depend on a beneficiary’s potential for improvement but rather … Continue reading
Admitting a loved one to a nursing home can be very stressful. In addition to dealing with a sick family member and managing all the details involved with the move, you must decide whether to sign all the papers the … Continue reading
Active Aging Week is being celebrated this week – September 22-28, 2013! This week provides an opportunity for motivated organizations to reach out to aging adults and support their efforts to remain active, healthy and engaged. Our elders play a … Continue reading
The newest community resource for individuals experiencing early stage memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia is Forget-Me-Nots. The monthly program is designed for both care recipients and caregivers who will meet simultaneously in separate groups at the … Continue reading
As a teenager, Andrew Zeldin watched his parents care for his grandmother and great aunt, both of whom suffered from dementia. This firsthand experience, with the challenges and complexities of caring for a loved one suffering from Early Stage Dementia, … Continue reading
Perhaps you’ve heard the buzz about Carolina Bay, the $52M retirement community coming to Wilmington’s Autumn Hall. Autumn Hall, on Eastwood Road less than 2 miles from Wrightsville Beach, is a mixed-use community that has been in development for the … Continue reading