Many of us – especially if we’ve been paying high premiums for insurance – look forward to the time when we are eligible for Medicare. Getting enrolled, understanding what’s covered and what’s not, and choosing between original Medicare and a
If you are enrolled in Medicare, your annual opportunity to make changes to your coverage is between October 15 and December 7 this year. Changes will be effective January 1, 2019. During this period, you can choose to: · Keep everything
According to the National Council on Aging, approximately 10% of adults over age 65 have experienced some form of elder abuse. Elder abuse includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse, exploitation, neglect, abandonment, and financial abuse.
As the aging population continues to grow in the U.S., more and more families are in the position of having to work together in the care of their aging loved ones. At first glance, this would seem to reduce stress as care responsibilities are shared
I'm pleased to share this guest blog with you this month. It's written by David Solie, an author, educator and thought leader on the psychology of aging. Older adults have a deep resistance to having conversations with their
If you were visiting your aging parents over the holidays and took my advice about checking for health and safety issues, the next natural step is to have “the conversation.” The content of that conversation will differ based on what you found, and