The word hospice originated from the Latin hospitium, which means 'to host or offer a place of shelter.' In 2009, an estimated 1.
Why Care Coordination is Important to the Health of Seniors.
Caring Senior Service provides the importance of care coordination.
How to Pay for Assisted Living
How do you pay for assisted living? Explore 9 creative options you may not have thought of yet including VA Benefits, Insurance, Reverse Mortgage, or Medicaid.
How to Recognize Signs It's Time for Assisted Living
Caring for a elderly parents takes a toll on families. When is the right time to move to assisted living? We ask a psychologist for signs.
Fear at the End of Life
April 5, 2019 / Reid M. Jacobs, APHSW-C, MSW Death can be a scary thing, but the fears can be different for every person. For some, there is a fear of the unknown. We can’t say with certainty what happens after a person dies because there is no one to ask who has already made that journey, although near death experiences may provide some insight. Many religions have teachings on what happens to the soul when we die. This can be a great comfort to the dying person and their families alike. Knowing that a person will go to heaven and be relieved of suffering and reunited with family provides hope. However, this isn’t a universal sentiment For some, there is guilt from their past deeds or wrongdoings. They may fear going to…
Over 50 Online Dating Advice
Online dating has become an integral part of the dating scene today. This article offers some helpful online dating advice for the 50+ crowd. Acts Retirement.
How to Care for Yourself While Grieving
Whether you were a caregiver for someone who was sick, or you are reeling after an unexpected death, you are grieving now. Tips here can make a difference.
What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?
There are many important benefits of living in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). In order to fully understand these benefits, it’s important to understand what a CCRC is. Simply put, a CCRC is a particular type of retirement community that offers several levels of health care on one campus Independent Living for residents who don’t need personal assistance (in some states this is referred to as “Residential Living”) Assisted Living for people who require a little help with the activities of daily living (in some states this is referred to as “Residential Living” or “Extended Living”). Memory Care (this is sometimes referred to as “Special Care”). Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation (both short- and long-term) in…
Cruise Travel Tips
Blog post at Boomer Places : Cruise Vacations for Baby Boomers Many boomers love to take cruise vacations and it is an important part of boomer travel v[..]
A doctor discovers an important question patients should be asked
A family physician met a dying man and asked something that hadn’t been covered by the specialists.