Source: AZ Big Media According to the Home Instead, Inc. survey, aging parents are far more comfortable discussing plans for their own final years (89 percent) than their own adult children are discussing their parents’ plans (68 percent). To help start the conversation around final years planning, the Home Instead® network … Read More… 

Source: International Falls Journal  Mark Dayton and a bipartisan group of lawmakers who have proposed major changes to the way the state oversees elder care facilities. The proposal follows what’s apparently been years of abuse and neglect only recently revealed in a news report. About 82,000 Minnesotans now live in senior care … Read More… 

Source: Flagstaff Business News  In today’s world, it’s common for families and friends to be separated by great distances. At some point in their lives, your parents, grandparents or a loved one may need in-home care. Suddenly, you are faced with the challenge of long-distance caregiving. The best approach to dealing with …   Read…

Source: Forbes It’s inevitable. Our parents are getting older, and if you are not thinking about how to care for your elderly parents now, you will at some point (or you already have). Unfortunately for these people who took care of us, there are not a lot of options when it comes to elder care.…

Source: The Conversation  Sharona Hoffman received financial support from Case Western Reserve University for publication of her book “Aging with a Plan: How a Little Thought Today Can Vastly Improve Your Tomorrow” (Praeger 2015). Partners. Case Western Reserve University provides funding as a founding partner of The … Read more… 

Source: AARP Young adult children sometimes boomerang back to the safety of a parent’s home when money is tight, the going is tough or difficult times loom. Decades later, middle-aged children often become the safety net for their parents. For some aging parents, the right move is into their adult child’s home. Read More…