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Nearly 10 million adult children are caring for older parents in America. The unpaid care they provide is estimated to be worth $375 billion dollars per year in a report by Indiana University.
Many people mistakenly believe that caring for an older loved one themselves is more affordable than professional care.
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VeteranAid.org recently released an eligibility benefit calculator for the VA Aid and Attendance benefit to you help simplify the process for you and your loved ones. Get started to discover how your family can save both time and money:
There are many veterans benefits out there, but determining eligibility can be confusing. Use this veterans eligibility calculator to help.
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Today’s high-end assisted living communities offer “resort style living” that is hospitality oriented and designed in the vein of 4-star hotels and cruise ships rather than hospitals.
Learn more about what separates luxury assisted living amenities, features and perks from standard assisted living communities.
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Megan Carnarius, RN, NHA, LMT, published author and owner of Memory Care Consulting, offers a different perspective. She provides a glimmer of hope; a paradigm shift for those touched by the disease. Learn more from our interview with her.
Author Megan Carnarius offers a different perspective on Alzheimer's and dementia for families going through the disease. Learn more.
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Respecting our elders should be a courtesy ingrained in every one of us. Common grace and manners are to treat elders with dignity and respect. Sadly, these important dignities have been largely forgotten in today’s society. Read below for a few ways to recognize and appreciate our elders:
Respecting elders should be a courtesy ingrained in all of us, but sadly, it can also be forgotten. Learn from these ways to honor elders.
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Many seniors reach a point in their lives where they simply can’t manage all their daily tasks alone. When that day comes, for most families the best move is to help them find a quality senior living facility where they can make a new home:
Many seniors reach a point where they can’t manage their daily tasks. Learn more about finding the best senior care facility for a loved one.
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Star Trek celebrated its 50th anniversary on September 8th. Just two years from now, Baby Boomers–who grew up watching The Original Series–will become the majority of adults aged 65 and older. At A Place for Mom, the nation’s largest senior living referral service, we wondered what the older population will look like in 2060 when Star Trek turns 94. By then, the population of older adults will double, most older adults will be Millennials, and maybe, just maybe, we’ll be three years away from warp technology.
Star Trek celebrated its 50th anniversary on September 8th. We made an infographic about what the Star Trek era you grew up in says about you.
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Dementia is an extremely emotional and uncomfortable topic. If you suspect a loved one suffers from a cognitive disorder or memory loss, you may not know how to approach the topic.

Read below for tips on how to start the conversation about dementia and getting tested for the disease.
If you suspect a parent has a cognitive disorder, you may not know how to approach them. See tips on starting the conversation about dementia.
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Knowing where the official records are located as well as having copies of these important financial, legal and health documents can save you thousands of dollars and countless hours of time spent tracking down records. Download a printable copy of this checklist.
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Enjoy reading through these posts which recognize assisted living residents, family and friends for National Assisted Living Week: September 11-17, 2016.
In honor of National Assisted Living Week 2016, we've rounded up some of our best assisted living blog posts to share today. Enjoy!
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Some widowed wives find themselves having to manage finances that their husbands handled when they were alive. This is why it’s important for families to have a financial plan in place, so that the transfer of finances and trusts goes smoothly when the financial decision-maker passes:
Families should have financial plans in place so that there is no loss of wealth when the financial decision-maker passes. Learn more.
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Home health is designed for patients recovering from illness, injury or surgery. In most cases, home health successfully returns a patient to independence while also helping to prevent a return to the hospital. Sometimes, however, patients and families find that home health treatment options are no longer helping. At that point the focus may shift toward emphasizing comfort and improving quality of life instead of recovery. That’s when it may be time to consider hospice care:
Sometimes, home health treatment options are no longer helping. That’s when it may be time to consider hospice care. Learn more.
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701 5th Avenue #3200USWashingtonSeattle98104
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Tammy Reed
6 months ago
I called once to make an inquiry and they never said they'd be sharing mycontact information with other places, within an hour I started receiving solicitation calls from homes. The homes finally stopped calling but a place for mom continued to email and call after I told them to never contact us, they’ve been blocked on email and yet continue to call my phone. My mom passed away 4 months ago and this awful company is STILL calling us. Whatever you do call anyone but this harassing company, they’ll never leave you alone, even after your loved one is dead.
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Ann Hashbarger
a year ago
The idea is a good one. The "advisor" I got was horrible. She did give me a little list of places to contact. But that was the extent of this so-called service. She didn't follow up. I emailed her about one horrible place she sent me, the state of Missouri has this facility under an action plan every single month. I told her about what it was like inside there with those poor people and she didn't even respond!! She sent me what is supposed to be helpful hints about 3 weeks into my own search. What a rip off for the companies who pay for this. I have never heard from this woman since the day I called for help.
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