Posts by Senior Living Concierge Services
A How-To Guide for Seniors Launching Home-Based Businesses
GUEST CONTRIBUTOR: MS. RHONDA UNDERHILL With more retirees and seniors staying home, home-based businesses are becoming increasingly popular. A home-based business offers seniors the opportunity to stay connected to the world and make money doing something they enjoy from the comfort of home. For seniors looking to start their own business, there is a…Read More
Building a Life With Your Senior Sweetheart: Tips for Retirees
Photo by Pexel Guest Contributor: Sharon Wagner Getting married as a senior is far from unusual. Research indicates that seniors are getting remarried in record numbers, an increase of about 55% since 1960. Advancements in medicine and public health promotion have enabled seniors to live many more disease-free years than in the…Read More
What To Do When Your Senior Loved Ones Can No Longer Handle Their Finances
Guest Contributor: Andrea Needham If you have aging family members, you are probably doing your best to make sure they can live comfortably and independently. It can be painful to watch a senior loved one lose their ability to manage their own affairs. However, there may come a time when advanced age or the loss…Read More
The Eight Forgotten Expenses of Retirement Planning
These surprise costs during retirement can mean canceling that dream vacation, or much worse. You’ve reviewed your budget for retirement and you’re all set … or are you? Usually, expenses go down slightly after your working days are over. There’s no longer a use for that professional wardrobe, you don’t need the gas to drive…Read More
Are You Ready for the Challenges of Supporting Aging Relatives?
Submitted by Guest Author Hazel Bridges, Creator of AgingWellness.org It’s common for older adults to struggle with certain day-to-day tasks. Some seniors move into assisted living facilities to get help with the activities of daily living. Others may take pride in living independently and prefer to stay in their own homes, getting help from care…Read More
Talking About Long-Term Care Insurance
It’s important to use the correct terms and understand the available options when talking about long-term care insurance. By Mickey Batsell, CLU, CASL, MBA, FLMI, CLTC, CSA When someone hears or sees the words “long-term care,” the first thing that often comes to mind is a nursing home. This association has negative connotations…Read More
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Modifying Your Home for a Loved One With Alzheimer’s Disease
Caregivers are lifesavers who give of their own time to care for loved ones. If you’re a caregiver to someone with Alzheimer’s disease, you face unique, daily challenges. Modifying your home for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, whether a parent, grandparent, spouse, or sibling, takes patience, and additional changes may need to be made as…Read More
Anxiety Is on the Rise
The pandemic has brought death, illness, job loss and job insecurity. Not surprisingly, older adults are more anxious and worried. Everyone seems to be more stressed out these days as we continue to be impacted by social distancing and the economic fallout of the coronavirus. Health care workers and those in the restaurant and tourism…Read More
Is Telemedicine Right for You?
Telemedicine is becoming more popular. But why would you want to use the service? While there is a common misconception that older adults are reluctant to use new technology, 2017 data from the Pew Research Center suggests that the idea is becoming outdated. Those on the younger side of old age have Internet and broadband…Read More